Jaipur : An Ex Servicemen (ESM) rally was organised at Hisar Military Station on 28 Oct 22 to honour the veterans and next of kin for their selfless service and sacrifice for the nation. The event saw an enthusiastic participation by 1200 ESM from ten districts of Haryana namely Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Mahendragarh, Rewari, Rohtak and Sirsa. Lieutenant General AS Bhinder, AVSM, VSM, ADC GOC-in-C, South Western Command attended the event and felicitated Veer Naris by presenting Balidan Patra and Shardhanjali Patra on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff.
The event also saw participation by Directorate of Indian Army Veterans, Army Welfare Placement Organisation, Defence Pension Disbursing Office and Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme. Their representatives delivered talks on various schemes extended by the respective agencies towards the welfare of the ESM. A number of issues were also clarified and grievances of the veterans were addressed. In addition various banks participated by putting their stalls and educated the veterans on various benefits provided by the banks to ex-servicemen as well as resolved their pending issues.
The medical camp witnessed a large footfall, where specialists provided medical assistance to the attendees. The ESM were also briefed on SPARSH in detail, with suitable handouts. Military Band display, Bhangra and cultural program were also organised to add colour to the rally.