SRINAGAR: Full dress rehearsals were held at all the district and Tehsil headquarters of the Kashmir Valley in connection with the 67thIndependence Day celebrations.At Srinagar, in connection with 67th Independence Day celebrations 2014, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Mr. Rohit Kansal after unfurling the national flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the march past of full dress rehearsal at Bakshi Stadium here today.
The march past was presented by the contingents of JKP, JKAP, IRP, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, Women Police, State Disaster Response Force, Fire and Emergency Services and school children of various educational institutions besides contingents of Forest Protection Force also took part in the march past.
A variety of colourful cultural programmes were presented by students of Educational Institutions in collaboration with Information, Youth Services and Sports Departments and Cultural Academy of Art, Culture and Languages.
On the occasion, Director General Police, Mr. K. Rajendra, Additional Director General of Police, Mr. S.M. Sahai, Inspector General of Police, Mr. Abdul Gani Mir, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Mr. Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director Information, Mr. Tasaduq Jeelani besides other officers were also present.