NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Jan 11 – A veterans rally of the Indian Army is being organised on January 21 at Likabali Military Station by Spearhead Division. The rally aims to provide an opportunity for formal and informal interaction to address grievances of veterans, Veer Naris and families of martyred soldiers, who sacrificed their lives in service of the nation.Veterans and Veer Naris along with their dependants of Dhemaji district of Assam and from East and Lower Siang districts of Arunachal Pradesh have been invited to attend the rally. Major General Bhaskar Kalita, YSM, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Spearhead Division along with prominent State and civil administration officers will attend the rally, a press release said.
Representatives from Principal Controller of Defence Account (Pension) Allahabad, Records Offices, Medical and Health, Zila Sainik Board, Army Recruitment Office and various banks will also be available to address grievances of the veterans. Doctors of military hospitals will be available for a free medical health check-up camp for veterans, Veer Naris, families of martyred soldiers and their dependants. Felicitation of Veer Naris has also been planned as part of the rally and gifts will be presented to the veterans and families of martyred soldiers, the press release added.
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