Cross Swords felicitates 40 'Veer Naris' in Jammu

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Jammu, Aug 22 (UNI) In a bid to ensure a better life for the brave 'Veer Naris' (War Widows), parents and children of martyrs, Crossed Swords Division today and felicitated 40 'Veer Naris' from remote villages of Akhnoor sector, some 30 km from here, official sources said.

Ms Gita Karwal, President, Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA), White Knight Corps and Ms Sayona Philip, President, AWWA, highlighted the various welfare measures instituted for the 'Veer Naris' at a special function organised by Crossed Swords, AWWA to honour the war widows from the bordering Jourian and Pallanwala villages in Akhnoor sector.

While felicitating the 'Veer Naris', Ms Karwal assured them that all efforts were being made to address their needs and also emphasised that a system of continuous monitoring of their interests has also been instituted.

Many brave soldiers of Akhnoor region of Jammu and Kashmir have sacrificed their lives to ensure the territorial integrity of the nation, a defence handout said.

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