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7th ARMED FORCES VETERANS DAY CELEBRATED AT FORT WILLIAM KOLKATA

14Th JAN, 2023:The 7th Armed Forces Veterans Day was celebrated by Headquarters Eastern Command on 14 Jan 2023. This day is celebrated every year as a recognition of the services rendered by the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Armd Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa, OBEwho retired on 14 Jan 1953. It's the mark of recognition and respect for the uncountable silent sacrifices veterans and their families made for the cause of peace and territorial integrity of our nation. To mark this day in a befitting manner, a wreath laying ceremony was organized wherein Maj Gen SS Kahlon, VSM behalf of Army Commander Eastern Command & veterans from all three services paid their homage to the fallen soldiers at Vijay Smarak, Fort William, Kolkata. SANDIPAN DATTA/NEWS INDIA PRESS