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Khattar extends greetings to people on eve of Armed Forces Flag Day

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Chief Minister Lal has extended greetings to people of the state on the eve of the Armed Forces

Exhorting people to come out with voluntary donations for the Fund to mark the occasion on December 7, said the money would be utilised for the rehabilitation of families of soldiers martyred in wars, serving soldiers and ex-servicemen and welfare of their dependents.

He said the Armed Forces is observed to recall and show respect to the supreme sacrifices made by soldiers for the sake of the country.

"It is an important occasion to express our gratitude to the martyrs and show solidarity with the armed forces," he said in a message.

"We cannot pay back the kind of sacrifices and services rendered by our soldiers, but by giving them respect and providing them with better facilities, we can do our duty," said.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 19:10 IST