The Republic Day was also celebrated at Sports Stadium Budgam where the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Manzoor Ahmad Lone unfurled the 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.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner emphasised on various values and objectives enshrined in the constitution like secularism, sovereignty and socialism. He also highlighted various fundamental rights guaranteed to citizens by the constitution and at the same time reminded people of their responsibilities towards the prosperity and development.
Colourful cultural programmes were also presented on the occasion.
Among others, senior officers of Police and Civil administration were present on the occasion.
Republic Day was also celebrated at all Sub Divisions and Tehsil headquarters in the district.