The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across the district and the main function was held at District Police Lines where the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Sajad Ahmad Khan 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 emphasized on the importance of democracy in the country adding that era of peace, progress and prosperity has been ensured due to participation of people in the democratic set up of the country. He said education has a pivotal role in transforming the State and enables to achieve the goals of welfare and development.
Among others, senior officers of Police and Civil administration were present on the occasion. Colourful cultural programmes were also presented on the occasion.