Armed Forces Flag Day – Date, History, Significance & Celebration

No one can ever forget the sacrifices of the soldiers who laid down their lives serving the nation and protecting us. Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7 to remember, honor and pay respects to the martyrs and the men in uniform who served the country with complete selflessness. This day is also dedicated to collection of funds for the welfare and development of the Armed Forces personnel.

Armed Forces Flag Day – Date, History, Significance & Celebration

As per the statement of the defence minister Rajnath Singh, civilians have contributed in great amounts to the Bharat Ke Veer Fun for the welfare and development of the families of the soldiers who had lost their life during their duty in serving the nation. He also made a statement that he is very confident that the corporate sector with also contribute in great masses for the welfare and development of the ex-servicemen.

The main aim and objective behind the celebration of Armed Forces Flag Day is to collect funds from the general public for the betterment and development of the Armed Forces personnel and their families by selling Indian Flags, batches, stickers, and many other items.

It was decided to celebrate this day to honor the martyrs and the soldiers, airmen and sailors on August 28th, 1949. This day’s celebration is contributed towards the tribunal for the martyred soldiers who lost their lives serving the nation and the soldiers, airmen and sailors who serve the nation with complete selflessness and dedication. The motive behind the annual celebration of this day is to conduct events and functions for the rehabilitation for the war victims, well-being and settlement of the ex-servicemen personnel. The celebration of this days fills the environment with happy vibes for the Armed Forces personnel. It creates a connection between the Indians and the Armed Forces personnel.

The day of Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated every year to remember the martyrs who lost their lives during their service for the nation. The day is celebrated to honor the personnel of all the Armed Forces i.e. the Navy, Army and Airmen.

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On this day, the staff of Indian Military conducts various functions such as dramas, dances, music, festivals and many entertaining functions to entertain and relax the Armed Forces for a day and let them enjoy a day. The Military participates and performs in the dispensing of the tri colors in the air creating a flag in the air for the general public.

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