New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday felicitated the Gallantry Awardees and Distinguished Service Medal winners on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day at a function held at Raj Niwas here.
The Lt Governer presented cheques to a total of 32 awardees, which included 6 Gallantry Award winners and 26 Distinguished Service Medal winners.
Also, ex-gratia amount was given to Murti Devi, mother of Late GDR Anil Kumar (Grenadiers) who was killed on November 20, 2000 in Operation Meghdoot. The Lt Governor also released the Flag Day brochure of the Rajya Sainik Board on this occasion.
"On this occasion, we express our deepest gratitude to the Armed Forces personnel for their commitment and service to the nation," Jung said.
Speaking particularly about the sacrifices made by the family of Armed Forces personnel Jung said, "They sacrifice much more than ordinary people and we must all salute this sentiment of service to the Nation."