Baramulla 26 Jan, Amidst patriotic enthusiasm and fervor the 75th Republic Day function was today held at District Police Lines Baramulla where Chairperson District Development Council (DDC) Baramulla, Safeena Beigh ceremoniously unfurled the National flag, inspected the Parade and took salute at the March Past.
Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Minga Sherpa; SSP Baramulla, Amod Nagpure; DDC members, Additional District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Aijaz Abdullah Saraf; Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Zahoor Ahmad Raina; Officers of Army and Police, District and sectoral officers, heads of different departments besides a huge gathering of people participated in Republic Day celebrations.
The Parade comprised contingents from BSF, CRPF, J&K police, Sashastra Seema Bal, Home Guards, J&K Police Band, NCC cadets from Govt. Degree College Baramulla, Boys’ Higher Secondary Baramulla and various schools.
In her address to the gathering, the DDC Chairperson extended her Republic Day greetings to the people and expressed her gratitude to the visionary leaders instrumental in shaping our constitution and the brave freedom fighters and martyrs who sacrificed everything to uphold the nation’s freedom and democracy.
The Chairperson highlighted the district’s remarkable achievements across key sectors of development including education, healthcare, agriculture, women and youth empowerment, JJM, rural development, road connectivity, Social Welfare, and self-employment during her speech.
Safeena Beigh also expressed her heartiest gratitude to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, for his steadfast and unwavering support towards the holistic development of the district.
During the event, students from different schools and officials from the Department of Art, Culture, and Languages showcased a range of cultural programs highlighting the region’s rich cultural diversity and heritage.
The ceremony wrapped up with the distribution of prizes for the march past and cultural performances. Additionally, employees from various departments were honored for their outstanding contributions in public service.
Meanwhile, the 75th Republic day was today celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic zeal at DC Office Complex where Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Minga Sherpa unfurled the tri-color and took the salute.
Similar Republic Day functions were also organized with enthusiasm and fervor at Sub-divisions Sopore, Pattan, Uri, Tangmarg and tehsil levels where the concerned authorities unfurled the tri-color.