Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended their wishes to the Indian forces on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day.
The Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year on December 7 since 1949 in honour of soldiers and sailors who fought on the borders to keep the country safe.
On this day, funds are collected for the welfare of war widows, children of those killed in action, war-disabled soldiers and ex-servicemen.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu extended his wishes to the Indian forces on the occasion.
On #ArmedForcesFlagDay I salute the valour and courage of our soldiers in safeguarding the country.
I appeal to fellow countrymen to contribute towards the welfare of our armed forces and their families. pic.twitter.com/J43ShIV4zv
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) December 7, 2019
PM Modi took to Twitter and shared a video of the Indian forces’ personnel featuring officers saving other people, marching with the troop, getting honoured with awards, etc.