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Armed forces flag day: 5 things to know

In the memory of brave and gallant heroes from the Armed forces who have laid down their lives in the service of the country, every year 7th December is celebrated as Armed Forces Flag Day. Here are five facts you need to know about the Armed Forces Flag Day:

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On August 28, 1949, a committee, set-up under the defence minister decided to observe Flag Day annually on December 7 to collect funds and help the families of martyrs and disabled ex-servicemen who require care and rehabilitation so that they do not become burden on family.