"Many of our Armed Forces personnel have lost their lives on the line of duty and due recognition should be given to them", Mukhi said on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day.
The trauma and tragedy that the family suffers on the death of service personnel is heart-rending and "We as a grateful society consider it our duty to take the responsibility of care and rehabilitation of the martyrs, the disabled and their dependants, the Governor said.
He also called upon youths to contribute for the flag day and wear the badge as a mark of respect for the armed forces.
The day provides an opportunity to connect with Armed Forces personnel, their families and to reciprocate by contributing generously to Armed Forces Flag Day to ensure welfare and rehabilitation of war widows, those wounded in wars and dependants of the ex-servicemen amd dead soldiers, he added.
Assam Sainik Welfare Director Brig N D Joshi said the most important gift from the state governor and chief minister to the ex-servicemen has been the war memorial and Sainik Bhawans at Guwahati, Jorhat, Halflong, Mangaldai, Dhubri, Diphu and Silchar.
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