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Armed Forces Flag Day 2021: Date, history and significance

Armed Forces Flag Day 2021: Date, history and significance – Every year, Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on 7th December in the country. the main purpose of this day is to honour the soldiers, sailors and airmen of India.

  • This day also commemorates the welfare of serving personnel and ex-servicemen and also rehabilitate battle casualties or reminds us about the martyrs and the men who fought with bravery on the borders to safeguard the country’s honour.

Armed Forces Flag Day 2021: Date

  • Every year, Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on December 7, every year in India. The main objective of this day is to raise the funds from people for the betterment of the Armed Forces Staff by selling Indian flags, batches, stickers and other items.

Armed Forces Flag Day 2021: History

  • In 1949, A committee was founded on August 28 under the then Defense Minister of India to celebrate a Flag Day annually on December 7th.
  • In India, people distribute small flags and car flags in red, deep blue and light blue colours representing the three services in return for funds.

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Armed Forces Flag Day 2021: FAQs

Why is Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated?

Armed Forces Flag Day is observed to honour the martyrs and the men who fought with bravery on the borders to safeguard the country’s honour.

Why is Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated on 7th December?

In 1949, A committee was founded on August 28 under the then Defense Minister of India to celebrate Flag Day annually on December 7th.

What is 7th December celebrated as?

Every year, Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on 7th December in India.

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