The main function was organized in historic Chowgan ground where Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Mohammad Javed Khan unfurled the Tricolour and took salute at the march past contingents of JKP, CRPF, IRP, CISF, FPF, NCC students of Degree College, Boys HSS and other schools.
While addressing the audience, Mr. Khan paid tributes to the founding fathers of the nation who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the nation.
He called upon the people to preserve the rich cultural and historical traditions of the country. He said that during past 65 years India has attained remarkable progress in all fields.
A colourful cultural programme was also organized on the occasion in which school children and local artists participated besides prizes were distributed among the winners and government functionaries for exemplary duties.