Nagaland celebrates Armed Forces Flag Day along with the rest of the country.

Governor PB Acharya and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio extended warm greetings and best wishes to all members of the Indian armed forces, ex-servicemen and their families on the occasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day.

In a message, the governor said that the Armed Forces Flag Day was observed in recognition of services rendered by the armed forces personnel in defence of the motherland and to convey solidarity.

He explained that the Day was intended to honour martyrs, salute veterans and the brave and enhance the traditional bond that existed between citizens of the country and armed forces.

Governor PB Acharya celebrated the day at Raj Bhavan and about 20 ex servicemen was part of the celebration.

Director Rajya Sainik Board , Rajiv Dong speaking to Northeast Live said today is a time to remember the sacrifices made for the country. He also encouraged the civilians to participate and remember the Armed Forces.