Armed forces, rail officers not to hold parties

December 31, 2012 01:27 pm | Updated November 16, 2021 10:38 pm IST - New Delhi

Officers at the Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway on Monday decided not to hold New Year Eve celebrations in homage to the Delhi gang rape victim.

PTI reports:

The Defence Ministry and the three Services have decided against organising their New Year bashes, officials said. The Army has issued advisories to all formations that they should not organise New Year parties, Army officials said.

The Navy and the Indian Air Force have also told their formations not to organise any bashes this year in view of the death of the gang rape victim.

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