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Khandu visits Assam Rifles battalion on Armed Forces Flag Day

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

Friday visited the Battalion of the Assam Rifles on the occasion of Armed Forces

State Deputy Chowna Mein, MLAs Phosum Khimhun (South) and Tesam Pongte (North), and DGP S B K Singh also accompanied the to Changlang district.

While addressing the troops on the occasion, Khandu said that the historic day gives the people an opportunity to reaffirm their solidarity with the armed forces and to recognise the service of ex-servicemen.

Khandu also called upon the people to contribute voluntarily towards the fund.

The fund would be utilised for the rehabilitation of war widows, disabled soldiers and ex-servicemen, he said.

The chief minister, deputy chief minister, MLAs, chief secretary also donated an amount of Rs 2.9 lakh towards the Defence Service Welfare Fund, a defence communique informed.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 19:06 IST
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