New Delhi, Dec 27 (PTI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today called on President Ram Nath Kovind, who is also the supreme commander of the armed forces. Also Read - India vs England, Live Score, 4th Test at Motera, Day 2: Virat Kohli Dismissed For a Duck; India Struggling

The details of the meeting were not known. Also Read - South Africa Name New Captains: Dean Elgar to Lead in Tests; Temba Bavuma Gets Limited-Overs Captaincy

Officials described it as a courtesy call. Also Read - Gauahar Khan's Father Passes Away at a Hospital in Mumbai, Industry Offers Condolences

Meanwhile, the defence minister today approved financial assistance of Rs 14 crore to 10,207 families of ex-servicemen.

from ‘Raksha Mantri Ex-Servicemen Welfare Fund (RMEWF)’, officials said.

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