68TH R-DAY FUNCTIONS HELD ACROSS KASHMIR
In connection with celebrations of 68th R-Day, functions were held across the Kashmir on Thursday.
The main function was held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar where Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan unfurled the tricolor 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.
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.
At Pulwama, R-Day was celebrated at District headquarters, Pulwama DC, Muneer ul-Islam was the chief guest who unfurled the tricolor and took salute at the march past.
DC Shopian, Manzoor Ahmad Qadri hoisted the tricolour and took salute at the march past.
At Budgam, the R-Day function was held at District Sports Stadium, where DDC, Mir Altaf Ahmed hoisted the tricolor and took salute at the march past.
At Ganderbal, DC, Tariq Hussain Ganai took salute at the march past.
At Baramulla, a function to celebrate Republic day was held at District Police Headquarters Baramulla, with Deputy Commissioner, Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash as the Chief Guest, hoisted the tricolour and took salute at march past .
At Kupwara, the function was held at District Police Lines Kupwara, wherein DDC, Ghulam Muhammad Dar hoisted the Tricolour inspected the parade and took salute at march past.
Similarly, R-Day functions were also held at Handwara and Karnah wherein the Tehsil Heads ADC, Handwara and Sub Divisional Magistrate Karnah hoisted the tricolour and took salute at the march past.
At Bandipora, the R- day was celebrated at S.K. Sports Stadium, where Deputy Commissioner, Sajad Hussain inspected the parade and took salute on the march past.
At Anantnag, the DC Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah hoisted the tricolor and took salute at the parade.
At Kulgam, the R- day function was held at District Police Lines Kulgam where Deputy Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat unfurled the tricolor and took salute at the parade.
The 68th R-Day was celebrated at Polo Ground Leh. CEC LAHDC, Leh, Dr Sonam Dawa Lonpo unfurled the tricolor and took salute of the march past
Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Alhaj Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan unfurled the tricolor at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium and took salute at an march past.