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JAMMU: Various social and political organizations celebrated Republic Day with great enthusiasm by organizing various functions at their respective places.
Director General of Police, Prisons J&K, S.K Mishra hoisted the National Flag in District Jail, Jammu, at a function organized here.
On the occasion, Mishra greeted the jail inmates and also highlighted the importance of R-Day. A cultural programme was also organized by the jail inmates.
Later, Bara Khana was also organized for jail inmates.
Dogra Brahman Pratinidhi Sabha celebrated 67th Republic Day with great fervor. President of the Sabha, Ved Parkash Sharma hoisted the National Flag.
Vice President, Verinder Magotra, Satya Paul Sahrma, Nanak Chand Sharma, ML Sharma, SD Sharma, PC Sharma, Surinder Sharma, Shiv Ram Sharma, Shri Kerni, Jagannath Sharma, Chander Shekhar Sharma, Kuldeep Modi, Gurdas Sharma, Subash Shastri, SS Baru were also present.
BJP S C Morcha celebrated 67th Republic with great patriotism at Main Chowk Bohri in which Member Parliament, Shamsher Singh Manhas was the Chief Guest, who hoisted the National Flag. The programme was organized by the State President BJP SC Morcha, Surinder Bhagat.
H.R Manhas, Inderjeet Bakshi, Chand Bala, Din Dayal Sharma, Sham Lal, Mohan Singh, were also present on the occasion.
67th Republic Day was also celebrated at Sub Jail Hiranagar in which Superintendent Jail, Lazar Kandayaray unfurled the National Flag.
Cultural programme was also organized. A Bara Khana was also arranged for Jail inmates.
Joginder Singh Manhas, Chairman All India Manhas Maha Sabha hoisted the National Flag at Plaoura in the presence of prominent people of the area.
Indian National Trade Union Congress celebrated 67th Republic Day at Company Bagh, Jammu, under its State President, Shiv Kumar Sharma.
Assistant Executive Engineer, D.S Choudhary unfurled the National Flag.
Tawi Vihar Residents Welfare Association, Sidhara Jammu, celebrated 67th R-Day with great enthusiasm. On the occasion, Parvez Dewan unfurled the National Flag.
On the occasion, prizes were also distributed among the winners of Talent Hunt Programme which was held on 24th January, 2016.
Sarah, Sonika and Shabnam stood first, second and third respectively in the essay writing competition. Manu, Shivani and Muskan were stood as first second and third respectively in the slogan writing competition. Aasia Akhter, Prangika and Ishika were stood as first second and third respectively in the painting competition.
President of the Association, BS Thakur highlighted the achievements of the association. He expressed gratitude to HCCP Principal, Nisha Sharma for organizing Talent Hunt Programme.
Sandeep Jamwal presented vote of thanks.
Jammu Development Council celebrated Republic Day with great fervor wherein Balwinder Singh, General Secretary of the Council unfurled the National Flag.
Krishen Lal Saraf, Chairman, Kuldip Anand, Rajan Sharma, Ashok Kumar, Subash Abrol, Raj Kumar, Dharam Pal, Rakesh Kumar and Parveen Anand were also present.
Inmates of Balgran celebrated 67th Republic Day with great enthusiasm. Nirmal Gupta hoisted the National Flag.
President of Balgran, SN Sharma spoke on the occasion.
Children staged various colourful items.
Gulshan Kumar conducted proceeding of the programme.
Management of Balgran presented Certificate of Honour to R.D Anand Managing Director Hotel Asia, Ashok Gupta IGP (Retd) and Dr Anita Baru.
Aradhana, a NGO celebrated Republic Day with unprivileged children from slum near railway station and Gangyal.
67th Republic Day was celebrated with great fervor in the premises of Government Higher Secondary School, Dansal with full enthusiasm. On the occasion, Tehsildar Dansal, Snober Jameel unfurled the National Flag.
All J and K Christian Forum celebrated Republic Day with great fervor in which Forum President Markes Gill unfurled the National Flag at Amphalla Chowk Jammu.
Isaac Bhatti, Ch Manga Masih, Yash Sotra, Mohan Masih, Vinay Sotra, Anil Matoo, Qurnelius Gill, Daniel Sotra, Benjamin Sotra, Romesh Papu, Rajinder Kumar, Sonu Bhatti, John Talib, Haroon Gill and Raju Sotra.
Republic Day was celebrated with full enthusiasm and fervor at Government Girls High School Kachi Chawni, .
MLA, Jammu East, Rajesh Gupta unfurled the tricolor and addressed the students reminding them of supreme sacrifices made by the freedom fighters.
D.C Raina, Sh. Parshotam Dadeechi, ZEO Jammu and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion
Jammu Cental Mahajan Sabha celebrated 67th Republic Day at a function organized here at Mahajan Bhawan Shalamar Road.
Vinod Gupta President of the Sabha along with Rajesh Gupta MLA Jammu East, Naresh Gupta MLC, Amar Nath Gupta Chief Patron, Om Parkash Gupta Vice President and Chander Mohan Gupta General Secretary, unfurled National Flag.
The cultural programme performed by the students of Dewan Devi School under the supervision of School Staff consisting of Rubi Sharma, Monika Rajput, Puspha Sharma, Sushma Dogra, Raman Kumar and Shiv Kumar.
For excellent performance, the team was given a memento by the Jammu Central Mahajan Sabha through Naresh Gupta MLC.
Chander Mohan Gupta General Secretary compered the programme.
Others who were present on the occasion include Shiv Pratap Gupta, Krishan Lai Gupta, Anjay Gupta, Raghbir Gupta, Sat Pal Gupta, Sham Langar, Ramcharan Gupta, Rajesh Choudhary, Yash Paul Gupta, Bhushan Pargal, Ved Gupta, Rattan Gupta, Chander Sheikhar Gupta, Vijay Gupta, Raj Kumar Gupta, Prabhu Dayal Gupta, Satish Chander Gupta, Vijay Gupta, Raj Kumar Gupta, Ashok Jandial, Jagdish Gupta, Dinesh Gupta, K.L Gupta, Rajinder Gupta, CP Gupta, Sudershan Gupta, Nirmal Mahajan and Shanti Mahajan.
Om Parkash Gupta presented vote of thanks.
67th Republic Day was celebrated at PTTI Vijaypur with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour.
Ranjit Kanwar, SSP (Principal) PTTI Vijaypur hoisted the National Flag in presence of Vijay Kumar SP (Vice Principal), K.K Zutshi, Dy.SP (Admn.), Ashok Kumar, Dy.SP (Outdoor), Madan Lal, Dy.SP (R&D/Security), Satish Kumar, Dy.SP (Tech.) Riaz Ahmed, Sr.PO, Rajinder Paul, Headmaster, Govt. Middle School Thalori alongwith staff/students, prominent citizens Nagar Mai Vaid, Mani Ram, Deepak Kumar Sharma, Bua Ditta, Bodh Raj, Muni Lal, Churu Ram, Sagra Singh, Baldev Raj, Ram Lal and Sudhagar Chand.
During the function, contingents of Police personnel/trainees held March Past. Exhibition of sports events like Mass P.T, Tug of War, Volley Ball Matches were also organised in which trainees of different courses/staff participated. A colourful cultural programme was also organised in which children of Government Middle School Thalori and staff/trainees of PTTI Vijaypur presented various cultural items, which enthralled the audience.
In the end, prize distribution function among the participants and other disciplines of the parade were also held.
On the eve of Republic Day-2016, Deputy Chairman J&K Legislative Council, Jahangir Hussain Mir hoisted Tricolor at an impressive function held at Meelaad Chowk near Pritam Park Poonch.
Among those present on the occasion include Advocate Rajinder Singh, Gurdev Singh, Molvi Munir Hussain Jafri, Molvi M. Sharif Nomani, Sakina Begum, Janak Singh, Sher Khan, Syed Amir Shah, Ch. Jahangir Hussain and Abdul Hameed.
Dimpy Kohli State President Shiv Sena (Bala Sahib Thackery Ji) along with G.I Singh, Sandeep Bhagat, Raj Kumar Raja, Raj Singh, Raju Salaria, Satish Sahni unfurled National Flag at party headquarters at Indira Chowk on the occasion of Republic Day.
67th Republic day was celebrated at Civil Airport Jammu with fervor. Along with the staff of Airports Authority of India, all the Airlines, JKP and CRP personnel also participated in the celebration. The national flag was hoisted by the Airport Director Devendra Kumar Gautam.
Speaking on the occasion, D K Gautam briefed about the achievements during last six months and also narrated the future plans of expansion and modification of the existing terminal building. He reiterated the need of support from State Government for providing land for various development projects of Airport.
After the flag hoisting and message from the Airport Director, the prize distribution for the sports Activities held during the past week at the Airport was also done by Purshotam Kumar Mengi, Dy. SP JKP, Tushar Khandka Assistant Comdt. CRPF and by Priti Gautam, President Local unit of Kalyanmayee.
The function culminated after presentations by Ravinder Kumar, Manager AAI and Usha Kher, Inspector JKP.
Dr. Mustafa Kamaal Additional General Secretary J&K National Conference unfurled National at a function organized here at Hee Maa Public Higher Secondary School, Jagti (Nagrota) to mark 67th Republic Day.
Others present on the occasion were Roshan Lal Bhat Chairman of this School, Sanjni Bhat Principal, MK Yogi President Minority Cell NC, Ami Koul Vice President Minority Cell NC, Nand Lal Office In-charge, Pintoo President Jagti Migrant camp, Ramesh Hangloo, TN Bhat of the BJP, Noor Mohammad Local Sarpanch.
Service of Mankind is service of God said Dr Mustafa Kamaal Additional General Secretary National Conference while addressing the inmates of Ved Mandir Balika and Bal NIketan Amphalla Jammu on the occasion of 67th Republic Day of India 68 male and 56 girl orphans are housed in this Bal Ashram functioning since mid fiftees.
He also distributed eatables and stationery to them provided by Nitin Jamwal a social worker of National Conference party. Others present apart from sudesh Pal Secretary of the Ashram were Dalbir Singh District Vice President NC Jammu Urban, Parbhat Kapayee, Somraj Taroch and Mohd Farooq Mughal.
Dr. Kamaal prayed for a bright future for these orphans and lauded the efforts of Nitin Jamwal in helping these destitutes from time to time and also other disadvantaged people of society. The inmates sang patriotic songs on the occasion under the guidance of Sudesh Pal.
A colourful function in connection with Republic Day celebration was organized at Bishnah, under the aegis of Dogra Sadar Sabha. The function was attended by prominent citizen, office bearers and members of the Sabha.
The National Flag was unfurled by Gambhir Dev Singh Charak on the occasion.
While addressing the gathering, Gambhir Dev Singh explained in detail about the unique freedom struggle under the leadership of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi and the other Heroes who laid down their lives for bringing this auspicious day when the Constitution of the great Democratic Country was implemented.
Thanking the people for maintaining the perfect communal harmony, Gambhir appealed the people of Duggar Pradesh to be vigilant from the decisive forces, who are bent upon creating the wedge among the different religious and communities by exploiting the innocent people for their vested interest.
Among other who spoke on the occasion Capt. Harshvardhan Sharma, Mehar Singh, Dr. Raghubir Singh, Chairman Puran Singh, Madan Bhagat, Capt. Gurbachan Singh Saini, Dr. S.K Digra and Rakesh Dogra.
Salal Power Station celebrated 67th Republic Day with zeal and enthusiasm at Ramlila Ground Jyotipuram wherein employees, CISF Personnel, their family members, school children and locals participated in large number. A.G Ansari, General Manager, Salal Power Station was the Chief Guest who hoisted the National flag.
Cultural Programs presented by KV Students and Play-way School kids were liked by one and all. The program concluded with prize distribution and distribution of sweets.
Prof. R.M Bhagat, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-Jammu) unfurled the National Flag at Main Campus Chatha for Republic Day celebration.
Besides, all the Statutory Officers, HODs, Faculty members of varsity, the function was also attended by Dr. T.A Ganai (Director Education), Dr. J.P Sharma (Director Research), Iqbal Singh (Executive Engineer), Dr B.B Gupta (Registrar), Dr S.B Bakshi (DSW), B.N Singh (Prez NTEA-J) and President SKUAST-TAJ Dr. Vikas Sharma.
Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Haji Hanifa Jan hoisted the National Flag at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Biamathang, and took salute at an impressive March Past comprising of contingents of Jammu and Kashmir Police, NCC, Army and Civil Band Party and troupes of Government and private schools.
Despite immense cold and freezing temperature, thousands of People from the adjoining villages of Kargil gathered at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Biamathang and celebrated the 67th Republic Day with patriotic fervor and gaiety.
Among others present on the occasion, included Executive Councilor Syed Abass Razvi, Mohsin Ali, Councilors, Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Kacho Hassan Khan, Station Director AIR Kargil Suresh Kumar, Brigadier 121 Infantry Brigade, Superintendent of Police Kargil Rahul Malik, senior civil and Army officers and Prominent Political and Civil Persons of Kargil.
Later the CEC distributed prizes and mementos among the contingents and the cultural troupes who participated in the celebrations.
Republic Day was also celebrated at Drass, Shargole, Sankoo, Chiktan, Zanskar and other block headquarters of the district.
SDM Chiktan, SDM Drass, SDM Zanskar, Naib Tehsildar Shargole and SDM Sankoo hoisted the national flag at Chiktan, Drass, Zanskar, Shargole and Sankoo took salute at the March Past, Respectively.
To celebrate the 67th Republic Day, BJP organized a function at party headquarters, where National Flag was hoisted and sweets distributed amid exchanging greetings of the day.
BJP State President & MLA Sat Shama C.A, alongwith leader of Legislative Party Dr. Nirmal Singh, MPs-Jugal Kishore Sharma and Shamsher Singh Manhas, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, MLCs -Ashok Khajuria, S. Charanjit Singh Khalsa, and Ramesh Arora, MLAs Priya Sethi and Rajesh Gupta and senior leaders, hoisted the Tricolour at Kachi Chawni headquarter of the party.
Amarnath Gupta, Col. Uttam Singh, Bansi Lal Bharti, Suresh Jamwal, Shiv Kumar Gupta, Sakina Bano, Usha Choudhary, Sunil Sethi, Daljit Singh Chib, Munish Sharma, Chander Mohan Gupta, Yudhvir Sethi, Mamta Singh, Gulam Ali Khatana, Balbir Ram Rattan, Naresh Dogra, Rachhpal Singh, Purnima Sharma, Sheela Handoo, Surinder Bhagat, S.S. Bijral, Moti Koul, Rajeev Charak, Ayodhya Gupta, Baldev Singh Ballawria, Vinay Gupta, Vikram Randhawa, Subash Jandial, Rekha Mahajan, S.Amreek Singh, Jaidev Rajwal, Ashwani Sharma, Prem Gupta, Karan Singh, Praduman Singh, Suresh Sharma, Narotam Sharma, Vijay Sharma, Er. Amit Sharma, Jeet Angral, Keshav Chopra, Surinder Choudhary, Vinod Malhotra, Tarun Sharma, Veerji Saraf, Sanjay Mahajan attended the function.
On the occasion of 67th Republic Day, Prof. Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Jammu unfurled the National flag at the Administrative Block at Baghala, Samba and Temporary Academic Block (TAB), Sainik Colony, Jammu.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit of Central University of Jammu organized various events on this occasion and the center of attraction was the Republic Day parade by NSS volunteers followed by the various cultural events like folk dance, Patriotic & solo songs, Poetry and skits. The programmewas coordinated by Dr. J.Jeganaathan and assisted by Dr. Pankaj Mehta, Dr. Bharti Gupta, Dr. BachhaBabu, Dr. NanciMengy, Dr. Parmod Kumar and Dr. Neeta, members of NSS Unit.
On 67th Republic day celebration, Gandhi Global Family Vice President Padmashri S P Varma unfurled National Flag at Kachi Chawani in presence of GGF volunteers and GGF office bearers. Among others who were present include Wing Commd M.M Joshi, S Balbir Singh, Farooq Mughal, Vijay Sharma, Amit Kumar, Shaukat Ashai, Raghav Mangotra, Neelima Kumari, Abdul Ahad Nazar and Ankush Varma.
Aadarsh Bhartiya Samaj celebrated 67th Republic Day with enthusiasm and gaiety.
Veer Nari Bimla Sharma widow of Martyr of 1965 Indo Pak War NK Rabindera Dass hoisted the National Flag on behalf of Samaj.
On the occasion a colourful cultural programme in the form of Group Song, Group Dance, Skit, Solo Song, Speech and Poem was presented by the students of Dashmesh Public High School, Nose Gay Public School, Ravi Public School Bhour Camp (Jammu).
Mandeep Singh, Gurkirat Singh, Vikas, Sohit, Rohini, Tavneet, Kour, Kavalpreet Kour, Shallu, Palvi, Harvinder Singh, Akash, Nitin, Ajay, Vikrant Sharma, Aryan Sharma, Shivangi Sharma, Rupali Sharma, Dheraj Sharma, Namarta Sharma, Prachi, Prachi Raina, Anmol Sharma, Avneet Kour, Sonali Sharma, Yasmeen Kour, Bhuvi Bhatt and Rishab Bali participated in the cultural activities.
Col (Retd) R.K Sharma, Chairman and Dr Daljeet Singh, President Aadarsh Bhartiya Samaj spoke on the importance of Republic day and desired the participation of every Indian to such an occasion,
Among others participated include Jasbir Singh, Chairman Unique Public Higher Secondary School, S Harmeet Singh, Chairman Dashmesh Public High School, Kawaljeet, Amit Kour, Sh Dewarka Nath Khajuria, Dr Ved Parkash Raina, Dr Charanjeet Sharma, Dr Tejinder Sharma, S. Guljar Singh, Sh Sudesh Raina, Mr Gourav, Mrs Poonam Sharma, Miss Yogita Isher, Mohinder Raina Mr Tilak Raj, Mr Ravi Kant, Capt Om Parkash, S. Baldev Singh, Mr Deepu and Parveen Soodan.
National Social Group celebrated 67th Republic Day at Sunrise Public School Channi Himmat Jammu with great fervor.
The function began with the unfurling of the National Flag by Dr. Lovi Padha, Professor of Orthopedics with the school band playing the national anthem. Chairman of NSG Abhishek Padha also spoke on the occasion.
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