Div Com Unfurls Tri-colour In Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In connection with celebrations of 68th Repub­lic-Day of India, functions were held across the Kashmir valley, an officialspokesperson said.

The main function was held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar where Divisional Commission­er Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan unfurled the tri-colour and took salute at the march past presented by the con­tingents of JK Police, JKAP, ITBP, BSF, CRPF, Ladies Po­lice, Fire and Emergency Ser­vices, Forest Protection Force, NCC cadets and students.

Among others, Inspector General of Police Kashmir, SJM Gillani, Deputy Commis­sioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, IGP IRP, Sunil Kumar, senior officers of civil administration, Police and Paramilitary Forces besides large gathering of people at­tended the function.

Speaking on the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner highlighted various develop­mental works undertaken in Kashmir division.

He said divisional adminis­tration is making all out efforts to provide better civic facilities to the people, besides ensuring efficient public delivery system across the valley.

He said various initiatives have been taken to make admin­istration accountable, trans­parent and time bound so that people do not face any difficulty.

The Div Com also highlight­ed various welfare schemes launched by the government including Laadli Beti, Hunar, CM’s Scooty Scheme and ap­pealed people to take maximum benefit from such schemes.

He said government launched Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Food Entitlement Scheme which has covered all consumers under food security.

On the occasion, different cultural programmes jointly organized by Departments of Information, Education, Youth Services and Sports and Acad­emy of Cultural, Art and Lan­guages were presented.

Div Com on the occasion while commending the par­ticipants announced that an amount of Rs 10,000 shall be given to each of the participat­ing schools.

Similarly, January 26, cel­ebration functions were held in other parts of the valley.

At Pulwama, January 26 was celebrated at District head­quarters, Pulwama with great fervour and enthusiasm.

Deputy Commissioner, Muneer ul-Islam was the chief guest who unfurled Na­tional flag and took salute at the march past. Contingents of JKP, JKAP, IRP, CRPF, Fire and Emergency and School children participated in the march past.

SSP Pulwama and other of­ficers of Police and Civil ad­ministration were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner highlighted the importance of January 26 and threw light on the various developmental activities undergoing in the district and the role played by civil administration and po­lice. He also appealed people of the district to extend their cooperation in making the dis­trict a Model district.

Various colourful and mesmerizing cultural pro­grammes were presented by the students of different edu­cational institutions besides artists of Information, Edu­cation and Youth Services & Sports.

The students of various gov­ernment schools who passed class 12th examination with outstanding merit were also felicitated on the occasion.

January 26 functions were also held at Sub-Divisions and Tehsil headquarters where concerned SDM and Tehsildar hoisted the tri-co­lour flag, and took salute at the March-Past.

At Shopian, the January 26was celebrated at Fruit Mandi.

On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner, Manzoor Ah­mad Qadri hoisted the trico­lour and took salute at the march past presented by the contingents of CRPF, JKP JKAP, Fire and Emergency Services, Forest Protection Force, volunteers of Home Guard and that of students of different schools.

Addressing the function, the DC said that January 26 is the most significant day in the history of India as on this day in 1950 our country ad­opted the world largest writ­ten constitution.

He further added that after attaining freedom and adop­tion of the constitution, the country made strides in vari­ous sectors particularly edu­cation, science, agriculture, health, power and other fields.

Later, school students amused the audience with cul­tural items portraying the cul­tural diversity of the district.

Among others, ADC, SSP, senior officers of civil admin­istration and police Depart­ment, besides senior citizens attended the function.

At Budgam, the January 26function was held at Dis­trict Sports Stadium, where District Development Com­missioner, Mir Altaf Ahmed hoisted the tricolour and took salute at the march past pre­sented by contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, Home Guards, NCC and students.

In his address, the DDC paid rich tributes to the freedom fighters who sacri­ficed their life in securing democracy for the nation. He stressed upon the parents to ensure that their children re­ceive quality education which is essential to safeguard their future. He also highlighted the initiatives undertaken by the government.

Scintillating cultural pro­grammes including traditional folk songs were presented by school children on the occasion.

Among others, SSP, Dis­trict/Sectoral Officers and Principals of Government and Private schools, large number of students, civil so­ciety members and citizens attended the function.

At Ganderbal, Deputy Commissioner, Tariq Hus­sain Ganai unfurled the National flag at Mader-e-Meharban Stadium, and took salute at the march past presented by the con­tingents of JKP, JKAP, SPOs, Police Training School Manigam, and School children partici­pated in the march past.

Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that Constitution of the country ensures for maintain­ing peace, amity and brother­hood in the State.

He reiterated that efforts have been made to improve the socio-economic status of the people by implementing various welfare and develop­mental schemes.

On the occasion, cultural items were presented by stu­dents of various schools.

Among others, officers of Po­lice and Civil administration were present on the occasion.

At Baramulla, a grand function to celebrate Janu­ary 26was held at District Police Headquarters Baram­ulla, with Deputy Commis­sioner, Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash as the Chief Guest, who hoisted the tricolour and took salute at march past presented by the contingents of District Police, CRPF,SSB, Fire and Emergency Service and the School children.

Highlighting the importance of January 26, Dr Naqash threw light on the various aspects of the developmental initiatives and stressed for promoting na­tional integration, communal harmony and peace,

On the occasion, a special bangda was organized by army contingents besides oth­er cultural programmes by the school students.

Meanwhile, functions in connection with the Janu­ary 26 were also held at Sub-Divisional and Tehsil levels where the concerned SDMs and Tehsildars hoisted the national flag.

At Kupwara, the January 26 function was held at Dis­trict Police Lines Kupwara, wherein District Develop­ment Commissioner, Ghulam Mohammad Dar hoisted the tri-colour inspected the pa­rade and took salute at march past presented by JKP,J KAP, CRPF, Home Guard , Fire and emergency Services and Po­lice Band contingent’s beside school students.

Speaking in the occasion the DDC highlights various achievements carried by the district administration under the close supervision of the present government instructions he promised to people of Kupwara dis­trict. On this occasion sev­eral cultural colourful pro­grammes were present.

Similarly, January 26func­tions were also held at Hand­wara and Karnah wherein the Tehsil Heads Addition­al Deputy Commissioner, Handwara and Sub Division­al Magistrate Karnah hoisted the tricolour and took salute at the march past.

At Bandipora, the Janu­ary 26 was celebrated at S.K. Sports Stadium, where Deputy Commissioner, Sa­jad Hussain inspected the parade and took salute on the march past presented by the contingents of JKP, JKAP, IRP, CRPF, NCC and the school children.

Addressing the gather­ing on the occasion, the DC highlighted the importance of the Day. He also presented the detailed report on devel­opmental front.

Among others, SSP ADC, ACR, and Officers from civil administration, police, army, besides senior citizens were present on the occasion.

At Islamabad, the Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah hoisted the national flag and took salute at the parade presented by the contingents of JKP, IRP, CRPF, Ladies Police, Auxilia­ry Police, District Police Band, Fire & Emergency Services, NCC and school children.

On the occasion, colourful cultural programmes were presented by Information De­partment and Education De­partment. In addition, a mar­tial art performance was also presented on the occasion.

The Deputy Commission­er, in his January 26 speech, gave a description of the per­formances and developmen­tal achievements made in the district. He highlighted the performance of various essential service depart­ments in providing public services to the people.

The function was among others attended by prominent political leaders, DIG South Kashmir, SSP, COs of RR and CRPF, ADDC, besides, mem­bers of civil society.

Similar functions were also organized at Sub-Divi­sions of Pahalgam, Kokernag and Dooru and Tehsil head­quarters of the district where concerned SDMs and Tehsil­dars hoisted the national flag and took salute at the parade.


January 26 Function Held In Pahalgam

The January 26 function was held in Pahalgam second time with active participation from civil administration, se­curity forces and students of Government schools.

The SDM Pahalgam, Nisar Hussain Nisar, hoisted the tri-colour at at Pahalgam townhall. He took salute at the march past of well decorated contingents of J&K Police, CRPF, Fire and Emergency and school children wearing colorful uniforms.

Addressing the largely at­tended gathering, the SDM highlighted the sacrifices of “freedom fighters” and said, “the great leaders laid down their lives fighting against British oppression and en­visioned India as an inde­pendent secular and strong nation.”

“Real tribute to these mar­tyrs would be to follow the path shown by them and to contribute our bit towards na­tion,” he added.

On the occassion, various programmes were present­ed by children of varrious schools depicting the centur­ied old brotherhood and com­posite cultural ethos of state.

The SDM Pahalgam also distributed awards and priz­es among the students, who presented colourful cultural programmes and recieved ap­plause from audience who were present in the occassion.

He also thanks to depart­ments who were present there and participate the pro­gramme.

At Kulgam, the January 26 function was held at Dis­trict Police Lines Kulgam where Deputy Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat unfurled the tri-colour flag and took sa­lute at the parade.


Div Com Kashmir Hosts ‘At Home’

SRINAGAR: On the occasion of the 68th Republic-Day of India, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Thursday hosted At Home at SKICC here.

Among others, IGP Kashmir, SJM Gillani, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, IG Traffic Police, Chief of Staff 15 core, GOC Srinagar Sub Area, besides other senior officers of civil administration and police attended the ‘At Home’, an officialspokesperson said.

On the occasion, the students from Srinagar district who have exhibited their talent at national level sports events and bagged gold, silver and bronze medals interacted with the Div Com and IGP Kashmir and received praises and encouragement from them

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