JAMMU, JANUARY 24- The full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day was held across Jammu region today.
The full dress rehearsal was held at Maulana Azad Stadium which was witnessed by Director General of J&K Police K. Rajendra, GOC Tiger Division, Major General, Sanjeev Naraian, Divisional Commissioner, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Deputy Commissioner, Simrandeep Singh besides other senior functionaries of army, police and civil administration were present on the occasion.
Thousands of school children presented scintillating and colourful cultural programmes including traditional folk songs.
Various Government departments also displayed their tableau’s depicting their functioning and achievements besides Dare Devils remained highlight of the rehearsal besides other equipments were also displayed by the Army. Besides, bharatyam or mass drill which is an excellent example of synchronization in which thousands of students participate and exhibit their talent.
At Kathua, full dress rehearsal was conducted at District Sports Stadium Kathua in which Additional District Development Commissioner, Dr Manmohan Singh hoisted the National Flag.
ADDC Kathua took salute from the march past comprising contingents from CRPF, District Police, Police Training School, forest protection force, NCC boys and platoons of boys and girls from different government as well as private educational institutions.
A colorful culture programme was also presented on the occasion by the students
Similarly, a full dress rehearsal was held at tehsil Billawar at Government Higher Secondary School where SDM R.S Charak took salute at the march past.
At Udhampur, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana took salute at an impressive march past presented by the 41 contingents drawn from CRPF, Police, Forest Protection Force, NCC, Educational Institutions besides Police Band, took part in a full dress rehearsal held at Govt. PG Degree College (Boys), Udhampur
Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Rajeev Magotra, ACD Joginder Singh Rai, PO DRDA Dr J C Mehra, CEO Bishan Singh, CMO Dr Chander Prakash, Tehsildar Udhampur Sapna Kotwal and officers of CRPF, Police and other departments were present to witness the full dress rehearsal.
Different cultural items prepared by various schools depicting National patriotism were also displayed during the full dress rehearsal.
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