Armed Forces Flag Day 2020: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh honor the sacrifice of the Indian soldiers

Armed Forces Flag day is observed in India every year on December 7 to honor the sacrifices by armed forces in the line of duty.

The Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is mainly observed to dedicated the collection of funds from the people of India for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel and ex-servicemen, their family members, and also to rehabilitate battle causalities.

PM Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took to Twitter to salute the service and given a tribute to the Indian Armed Forces.

“Armed Forces Flag Day is a day to express gratitude to our armed forces & their families. India is proud of their heroic service & selfless sacrifice. Do contribute towards welfare of our forces. This gesture will help so many of our brave personnel & their families,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Rajnath Singh in a tweet said,” On the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, I salute the valour and service of the Indian Armed Forces. This day reminds us of our solemn duty to ensure the welfare of Ex-Servicemen, differently-abled soldiers and the families of those who lost their lives defending the nation.”

India is observing the Armed Forces Flag Day since December 7, 1949. Meanwhile, the center has announced that this year ‘Armed Forces Flag Day’ would be celebrated throughout December. The Centre and states along with Sainik Board will celebrate ‘Armed Forces Flag Day’ throughout December.

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