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Politicians cutting across party lines expressed solidarity with India's armed forces personnel and ex-servicemen on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day

FP Staff December 07, 2017 17:48:08 IST
Politicians cutting across party lines expressed solidarity with India's armed forces personnel and ex-servicemen on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, celebrated on 7 December. Twitter@narendramodi
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Politicians cutting across party lines expressed solidarity with India's armed forces personnel and ex-servicemen on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, celebrated on 7 December. Twitter@narendramodi
On 1 December, the defence ministry had said the first week of December would be marked as 'Armed Forces Week', as per a report on Doordarshan. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman appealed to the people to join in the celebration. Twitter@PIB_India
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On 1 December, the defence ministry had said the first week of December would be marked as 'Armed Forces Week', as per a report on Doordarshan. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman appealed to the people to join in the celebration. Twitter@PIB_India
The Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year since 1949 to honour the soldiers, airmen and sailors of the country. Twitter@rashtrapatibhvn
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The Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year since 1949 to honour the soldiers, airmen and sailors of the country. Twitter@rashtrapatibhvn
The day is also observed to raise funds for the well-being of serving jawans, and also for providing rehabilitation to battle victims, and supporting their families. Twitter@PIB_India
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The day is also observed to raise funds for the well-being of serving jawans, and also for providing rehabilitation to battle victims, and supporting their families. Twitter@PIB_India
Politicians also urged all citizens of the country to donate generously for the jawans' welfare. PTI
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Politicians also urged all citizens of the country to donate generously for the jawans' welfare. PTI