NLA secretariat, schools observe `Tiranga’ campaign
Dimapur, Aug. 12 (EMN): The Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat and a host of schools observed ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaigns as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to celebrate 75th year of India’s Independence.
The Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat organised a programme under `Har Ghar Tiranga,’ a campaign launched by the Government of India from August 13 to the 15th to encourage all citizens to hoist national flag at their homes with pride to mark the 75th year of India’s Independence.
An update from NLA secretariat informed that besides the assembly secretariat staff, students from the Government Middle School, Secretariat, Kohima, attended the programme.
The Central Bureau of Communication Field Office, Kohima, also organised ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign at Kendriya Vidyala School, Kohima, on Friday.
According to a PIB release, the programme was organised with the focus to strengthen people’s relationship with the tricolour and invoke a feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the students and to promote awareness about the Indian national flag.
On the occasion, KVS faculty namely Amit Kumar and Rakesh Kumar, urged upon the students to hoist the national flag in their respective homes from August 13 to the 15th. As part of the campaign, a public rally was organised where Santosh Kumar, principal KVS Kohima, flagged off the rally.
Patriotic song and quiz competition were also organised to mark the celebration.
Modern College Kohima (MCK), in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and 1st Assam Riffles Battalion, Kohima, also observed ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ on Friday.
An update from the college informed that Director, NYKS Nagaland, John Makhabo, who was one of the special guests, spoke on how India as a nation has progressed into a developed country despite diversity in race, culture, traditions and customs. He also stressed on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, its significance, the importance of Indian flag and its history.
Lieutenant Colonel, Senti Jamir, 1st Assam Riffles, spoke on the significance of the colours of the flag and encouraged the students by motivating them with his own life story so that students might draw inspiration and to take their ambition seriously. The event ended with the singing of the National anthem followed by procession of students and faculty with the national flag.
Longleng Police undertakes ‘Tiranga’ bike rally
Longleng district police organised ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ bike rally on the theme ‘Jaargukta Abhiyan’ on Friday. A DIPR report stated that the rally started from public ground, Longleng and culminated at SP office.
Before the commencement of the rally, senior SP Longleng, Kuhovi Sumi, expressed gratitude to all the participants and highlighted the purpose of the rally and the flag code of India and prevention of insults about the India national flag and Constitution. Altogether, 34 police bikers participated in the rally, the report stated.