Apr 29
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World’s longest signature campaign launched to gather funds for Indian armed forces

New Delhi:  With co-operation, support and guidance of some prominent Indian personalities, ‘Armed Forces Support Mission’ has been launched with the objective to extend genuinely much needed support to the families of armed forces of our beloved nation.

“It is planned to launch a mass signature campaign at around 350 major urban areas in the nation and to get signatures of more than 50 million Indian citizens, with minimum contribution of ₹ 10 each, during the campaign. The funds so gathered, will be deposited to National Defence Fund of Government of India. The names of the citizens contributing to the fund, will be displayed on the website of the Mission and will be incorporated later in the books of records”, said Dr. Sandeep Marwah (Chancellor AAFT University of Media and Arts and previous District Commandant in Para Military Force) initiating the campaign.

“This program is structured so as to recognize and to express our love, gratitude and respect to around 16 lakhs armed forces personnel, it is proposed that the Mission in relationship with Mrs Subashri Natrajan and GWR Team of Mother India Crochet Queens, will organise to send ‘Rakhis’ (Bands of Love) to all the armed forces staff, alongside an appropriate covering letter of thanks”, included J.P.Singh (Director India Skill Development Council and Managing Trustee of Creates Trust).

Jagmohan Garg and Sahil Garg of Mera Baba Group, Dr. Nirmal Singh (noted Academician and Management master), Brig. Dr. B.K Khanna( Gallantry Award Winner, Senior Consultant N.D.M.A, CEO United Nations’ Arise India), M K Sharma (Ex-Senior Banker Govt. of India), Arun Kanwal of Creates Trust, Rathish Babu of AAT College, Kabir Sahni (Election Awaaz), Bir Zorawar of I.S.D Council, Vikram Pratap (graduate Harvard University), Dheeraj Ahuja (Global Organization of People of Indian Origin) and numerous others are supporting the cause. The organisation will begin its mission in one month from now.

About the Author: Priyanshi Trivedi

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