The Republic Day was celebrated at Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium, Bandipora where the Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Shah Faisal was the chief guest who hoisted 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 said that the massive developments in the fields of agriculture, education, horticulture, health and improving the socio-economic conditions of the people shall be ensured in the district. He reminded the people about the glorious traditions of amity, peaceful co-existence, mutual brotherhood and tolerance.
Officers of Police and Civil administration were present on the occasion.
Similar function was held at Gurez where Sub Divisional Magistrate Gurez, Mr. Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Shah unfurled the tricolour and took salute at the march past.