Tue. Feb 27th, 2024


Chandigarh-Punjab Defense Services Welfare Minister S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra right now flagged-in the nation’s first-of-its-kind cycle rally on the event of the Armed Forces Flag Day, through the closing ceremony on the War Memorial, Bougainvillea Park, Sector-3, right here. The cycle rally was designed to lift consciousness about troopers’ sacrifices and encourage the youth to affix the armed forces.

In a particular occasion organized by the Directorate of Defence Services Welfare Department Punjab, Chief Guest S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra stated that this cycle rally was an distinctive initiative within the nation to tell most people concerning the Flag Day Fund, to unfold consciousness among the many folks concerning the sacrifices made by the troopers of Punjab for the integrity and sovereignty of our nation and to create inspiration and patriotism among the many youth of Punjab in addition to to encourage them to affix the Armed Forces.

The Cabinet Minister urged the folks of the nation to contribute wholeheartedly to the flag day fund, reiterating that Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann led authorities is making all potential efforts for the welfare of the serving troopers, households of martyrs and ex-servicemen.

Notably, this cycle rally, which was commenced a month in the past from War Memorial, Bougainvillea Park, traversed all 23 districts of the state, overlaying a complete distance of 1200 kilometers. It witnessed participation from 435 cyclists representing totally different districts. During this era, the division supplied monetary assist of Rs.17.75 lakh to 212 troopers.

Brigadier (Retd.) Dr. BS Dhillon, Director of Defence Services Welfare Department, pinned the badge to the Defence Services Welfare Minister.

Later, S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra, together with Mrs. Jagmeet Grewal, the spouse of Martyr Colonel Manpreet Singh Sena Medal and cadets of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute, Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Institute and all of the three wings of NCC Chandigarh paid tributes to the martyrs at War Memorial.

Prominent amongst others who have been current on this event included Principal Secretary Defence Services Welfare Mr. JM Balamurgan, Director Brig (Retd.) BS Dhillon, Deputy Director Cdr. Baljinder Singh Virk, civil dignitaries, ex-servicemen, NCC cadets and employees of protection companies welfare division.

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