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Assam guv hails achievements of armed forces during wars

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Governor on Friday hailed the achievements of the armed forces during various wars.

The efforts of the armed forces to stop-cross border terrorism is commendable, he said while speaking on the occasion of Armed Forces at the Raj Bhawan here.

"Many of our armed forces personnel have lost their valuable lives on the line of duty and due recognition should be given to them," Mukhi said.

The also plays an important role in collecting donations for Armed Forces Fund which is the lifeline for instituting welfare measures and rehabilitation of the ex-servicemen.

The day provides an opportunity to connect with armed forces personnel, their families and to reciprocate by contributing generously to to ensure welfare and rehabilitation of war widows, war wounded and dependants of our fallen soldiers and ex-servicemen, he added.

The Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on December 7 every year across the country since 1949 with an aim to honour the martyrs and the men in uniform.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 23:50 IST