Chandigarh, December 6: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed solidarity with the valiant soldiers and ex-servicemen of the Indian armed forces, while calling upon the people to donate generously for the welfare of their families.
Exhorting people to come out with voluntary donations for the Flag Day Fund to mark the occasion on December 7, the Chief Minister said the money would be utilized for the rehabilitation of war widows, disabled defence personnel and ex-servicemen.
“On this Flag Day, let us strive to help the families of our brave soldiers who attained martyrdom in the defence and honour of the motherland,” he said, in his message on the occasion.
Any contribution to the Fund would be a token of respect towards the outstanding services rendered by the valiant soldiers, who zealously guard the country’s borders round the clock, he added.
The Flag Day is observed every year on December 7 as a mark of honour to the martyrs and brave soldiers of the Indian armed forces.