CM, Governor laud armed forces on Flag Day

The Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated on Monday with the state government assuring to provide all help to defence personnel, ex-servicemen and war bereaved families.
Remembering the valiant efforts put in by the defence personnel in safe guarding the country and also in assisting the state in times of natural disasters, Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on the occasion thanked the various units of the three armed forces for the rescue and relief measures put in by them during the recent floods which lashed North Karnataka. Yeddyurappa said that more than 6,000 lives were saved by the defence personnel who were called in by the state government to rescue the victims in the flood hit districts.

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