A ‘Veterans’ Lunch’ was organised by Telangana & Andhra Sub Area (TASA) for retired Junior Commissioned Officers & Other Ranks and their families residing in the twin cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad and Ranga Reddy district here today. The event was conducted at the Milkha Singh Stadium by 1 EME Centre under aegis of HQ Telangana & Andhra Sub Area to honour the Army veterans on the eve of Independence Day 2016. Major General S Pachory, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Telangana & Andhra Sub Area lauded the yeoman service rendered by the veterans and highlighted that the aim of such interaction was to make the veterans to feel part of the larger family. The GOC & Officers of TASA interacted with all Veterans and families. The interaction provided an opportunity for the Army to facilitate resolution of grievances of the veterans. The one of its kind event was very well received and the participation in large numbers by the veterans fraternity a testimony to the efficacy of the venture.