On the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, a function was organised in Mumbai by the Government of Maharashtra on December 7, 2017. The Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra Shri Ch. Vidyasagar Rao was the Chief Guest. FOC-in-C West Vice Admiral Girish Luthra also attended and spoke on the occasion.
Sacrifices and contribution of martyrs and veterans were highlighted, and the importance of providing assistance to disabled soldiers, war widows, widows, and dependents was brought out. The event saw good response, with numerous organisations and individuals making volunteer donations.