Unfurls National Flag at Rajouri; Enumerates pioneering measures to streamline education sector
RAJOURI, AUGUST 15- The 69th Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor across district Rajouri.
Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar unfurled the National flag and took salute at the march past of contingents drawn from CRPF, J&K Armed Police, J&K Executive Police, Lady Police, J&K Forest Protection Force, Voluntary Home Guards, NCC, and students from various educational institutions at an impressive function held at District Police Lines, Rajouri.
Extending Independence Day greetings to the people present, the Minister said this day is for our martyrs and the nation owes gratitude to those great souls who secured freedom for the country.
Among others present on the occasion were MLA Rajouri, Qamar Hussain Chaudhary, MLC, Vibodh Gupta, Vice Chairperson Pahari Advisory Board Kuldeep Raj Gupta DIG Rajouri- Poonch Range Ashok Attri, District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Deepti Uppal, SSP Rajouri Haseeb Mughal and district officers from various departments and officials from civil, army, CRPF, and police.
Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative to revive talks with Pakistan, Akhtar said development in the Russian city of Ufa was a vindication of PDP’s viewpoint which constitutes one of the important aspects for its agenda for alliance with the BJP. He said that coalition government led by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed believes that peace is very important for setting the developmental wheel into motion and it is putting every effort to ensure the same. He said that our government wants to bring such development that cannot be reversed.
On the occasion, students of various government and private educational institutions presented scintillating cultural programme depicting rich culture, conveying the message of patriotism and national integration. At the function, Baseer ul Haq was honoured by district administration for bringing laurels to the State by qualifying the prestigious UPSC examination, five meritorious students along with Government employees were also given mementos by the Chief Guest.
Meanwhile similar functions were also held at sub-district and tehsil headquarters across the district, where people including men, women and children participated in large numbers.