JK Governor hoists tricolour at Jammu

Jammu, January 26 (Scoop News) –N. N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, hoisted the tricolour at the State level function on the occasion of the 64th Republic Day, at Maulana Azad Stadium, here this morning. 

On a bright sunny morning today, the Governor inspected the parade and took the salute at the march past of the smart contingents of the Army, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, men and women contingents of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police, Jammu and Kashmir Police, State Disaster Response Force, Jammu and Kashmir Fire and Emergency Services, J&K Forest Protection Force, Ex-Servicemen, National Cadet Corps, Bharat Scouts and Guides, boys and girls schools students and Bands of Army, BSF, Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police and various schools.

Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady,  Omar Abdullah, Chief Minister,  Amrit Malhotra, Chairman, Legislative Council, Ministers, Vice Chairmen of various Boards, Judges of the State High Court, MP, Legislators, senior Civil, Police and Army officers, political and social activists, prominent citizens, media persons and a large number of the citizenry were present on the occasion.

A colourful cultural programme based on national integration and the glorious composite heritage of the State was presented by thousands of students on this occasion. The cultural items presented included Ekta Ka Prateek Bharat, Rangeela Bharat, Desh Rangeela Rangeela, Jammu, Kashmir Aur Ladakh Ki Ekta, Jammuan Da Haar Te Shingar Dogrey, Bharat Ka Sartaj Mukat Yeh Nandan Ban Kashmir Hai, Teri Hai Zameen Tera Aasman, Dogri folk song and dance and Geetru. Bhartiyam, in which about 2000 students from various educational institutions participated received a thunderous applause. Gun Drill by 26 Inf. Div. and Motorcycle acrobatics display by Dare-Devils of J&K Police also received repeated cheers from the jam-packed audience in the Stadium. Army weapon and equipment display were other highlights of the function.

          Among the other attractions of the programme was the tableau on “Aawoh Parhain Aur Aagay Barhain” by the Directorate of School Education, Jammu; “e-governance in Jammu Municipal Corporation” by Jammu Municipal Corporation; “Food Safety and Standard Act, 2006” presented by the Controller, Drug and Food Control, J&K; “Save the Girl Child” by the Directorate of National Rural Health Mission, Jammu; and another tableaux “Ann Poshi Teli Yeli Van Poshi” displayed by the Urban Forestry Division, Forest Department.

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