Thursday, July 18, 2024
HomeIndia NewsArmed Forces Flag Day 2023: Why is Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated?...

Armed Forces Flag Day 2023: Why is Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated? Know its history

Image Source : FILE- PTI
symbolic picture

New Delhi: Today is Armed Forces Flag Day. The armed forces of the country are our strength. The army remains deployed 24 hours on the border. It is because of the Armed Forces that we are able to sleep peacefully. Brave soldiers of the army sometimes get martyred while bravely fighting the enemies. Reflecting their love for the country, the armed forces give priority to the country and the people before anything else. Even put their lives at stake.

Why is Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated?

Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated every year on 7th December to raise funds for the betterment of the forces and to pay respect to those who have sacrificed their lives while protecting the country. On this day people remember the martyred soldiers and come forward to help their families.

History of Armed Forces Flag Day

Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated every year on 7 December. On 28 August 1949, the Ministry of Defense announced that 7 December would be observed as Armed Forces Flag Day in honor of the soldiers, navy and airmen. It also urges people to collect funds for the betterment of the armed forces by selling badges and stickers. On this day people come together to explore rehabilitation options for the well-being of war victims and ex-servicemen.

armed forces flag day significance

The armed forces risk their lives to keep the people of the country safe. We must make sure that we thank them for their contributions. On this day, people pay respect to the martyrs and help in providing welfare and support to the soldiers in the army, navy and air force of the country.

Latest India News

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments