Republic Day was celebrated at District headquarters, Baramulla where the Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone was the chief guest who unfurled National flag and took salute at the march past. Contingents of JKP, JKAP, IRP, CRPF, Forest Protection Force and School children participated in the march past.
DIG, NKR, Gh. Hassan Bhat and SSP Baramulla, officers of Police and Civil administration were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner highlighted the importance of Republic Day and threw light on the role played by civil administration during the 2014 Elections, besides the measures undertaken for relief and rehabilitation of flood affected people.
The Deputy Commissioner during his speech appealed people of the district to cooperate and coordinate in making the district a Model district.
Republic Day celebrations were also held at both Sub-Divisions and Tehsil headquarters in the district. At Sopore, SDM Sopore, Khurshid Ahmad Shah hoisted the National flag, and took salute at the March-Past attended by the contingents of JKP, JKAP and CRPF. On the occasion, the SDM highlighted the motive and importance of the Republic Day. Officers from Civil Administration, Police and Army were also presented at the Republic Day celebration.
At Uri, SDM Uri, Sheikh Abdul Aziz hoisted the National flag and took salute at the March-Past presented by contingents of Security Forces, Fire & Emergency Services and school children. Moreover, cultural programmes were also presented by groups of students of various schools.
The Republic Day was also celebrated at Tangmarg where Tehsildar concerned hoisted the National Flag.