Feb 27: In an effort to reach out to its veterans and veer naris and resolve the problems faced by them, a mega veterans rally is being organised by the Rising Star Corps at Pathankot on March 5.
The rally is expected to be attended by a large number of veterans and veer naris from Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Pathankot and Kangra districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
The rally is being organised by the army in close coordination with the state governments and the Rajya Sainik Board.
The focus of the rally is to resolve and mitigate the issues with respect to pension anomalies, land and legal cases being faced by the veterans and veer naris.
A number of stalls from various welfare functionaries and organisations of the army and civil establishments are being set up at the venue of the rally.
A medical camp, employment fair and Sainik Bhoj will also be organised during the rally.
Approximately, 3,500 veterans and Veer Naris are likely to attend the rally.
To ensure maximum participation in the rally buses for conveyance to and from the rally site for the veterans and veer naris are also being organised by the army.