The Republic Day was celebrated at the district headquarters with Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Bashir Ahmad Bhat unfurling the National flag at Fruit Mandi and took salute at the march past by contingents of District Police, CRPF, IRP, JKAP, Fire and Emergency Services, Home Guard, NCC and students of various schools of the district.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that after attaining freedom, the country has made strides in various sectors particularly education, science, agriculture, health, power and other fields. He said India is the largest democracy in the world where everyone enjoys fundamental rights.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner distributed prizes among the best cadets and students for presenting colourful cultural programmes. Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner, senior officers of Police and Civil administration were present.