The 7th December is Armed Forces flag Day which marks solidarity of the nation with our soldiers and to thank them for their sacrifices they have made in guarding us.
This year, the Defence Ministry will launch a special week-long campaign has planned to celebrate the Armed Forces between December 01 to December 07 to spread awareness about the valor of armed forces. The objective is to encourage citizens to make financial contributions to the families of war heroes and promote welfare activities.
A sticker of the armed force flag will be distributed at various public places including schools and colleges. To encourage people to wear the armed forces flag with pride and show their support, there will be a digital campaign spread across Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms.
“The main objective of the campaign is to get people to make financial contributions to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFD) which is used for the welfare of disabled ex-servicemen, war widows and children of martyrs. The idea is to boost the morale of the forces and their families” officials said.
Donations are being collected as a token of respect to armed forces, anyone who would like to contribute can make payment to Kendriya Sainik Board.
Video and pictures of acts of valor of the armed forces will be put on social media with hashtag #ArmedForcesWeek. Celebrities, Politicians, Businessmen have extended their support to this great cause # among others are urging fans and followers to support the campaign.
Thank those who protect the honour of the nation this #ArmedForcesWeek. Wear Armed Forces Flag with pride between 1-7 Dec. To contribute to the welfare of ex-servicemen & their families and get a printable version of the flag go to https://t.co/2EASWvc2ow Jai Hind! @nsitharaman pic.twitter.com/41y9tiQTB9
— Raksha Mantri (@DefenceMinIndia) December 1, 2017
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) December 1, 2017
Nice initiative by Hon @narendramodi ji & Raksha Mantri @nsitharaman ji to unite entire nation together to honour the courage and sacrifices of our brave soldiers !#ArmedForcesWeek #ArmedForcesFlagDay
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 1, 2017
— Maneka Gandhi (@Manekagandhibjp) December 1, 2017
These bravehearts lay down their lives for us, show them your gratitude this #ArmedForcesWeek. To contribute, log onto https://t.co/3evj6g81fY now @DefenceMinIndia @nsitharaman pic.twitter.com/vwDWslvM80
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) December 1, 2017
Our armed forces sacrifice their lives just to keep us safe. Let’s show our grattitude by celebrating #ArmedForcesWeek. You can contribute https://t.co/s6rZSsFw5w Hi, the campaign begins tomorrow. @DefenceMinIndia & @nsitharaman pic.twitter.com/nqaqy0LwzQ
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) December 1, 2017
We stand beholden to the soldiers of our nation for their bravery and sacrifices. I humbly request your contribution for the #ArmedForcesFlagDayFund for disabled Ex-Servicemen, war widows & children of martyr’s. Check Image for payment options #ArmedForcesWeek pic.twitter.com/1vF6UjSVmH
— Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) December 1, 2017