LATEST ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT
Reasi Celebrated 65th Republic Day with patriotic enthusiasm (26 JAN 2014)
The main function was held at Sports Stadium Reasi, where Minister for
Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora
hoisted the National tricolor and took salute at the biggest ever
parade comprising of 42 contingents drawn from CRPF, District Police,
Police Training Centre, Talwara, NCC and tiny platoons from various
Government and Private schools followed by a tableaux depicting the
importance of voting.
While addressing the gathering, Jora underscored the importance of
this historical Day on which our country turned in to a Sovereign
Democratic Republic, one of the best systems of governance prevailing
in the world and our prestigious constitution was adopted which
provides equal rights to all nationals irrespective of religion,
Caste, creed and colour.
The Minister also recalled the sacrifices of the great martyrs like
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev and many others and leaders of our
freedom movement Gandhi, Nehru, and others who fetched independence
for we people. Our duty is to uphold the hard won independence by
remaining on our guard against the nefarious designs of the
anti-national elements, he added.
Jora while shearing the achievements of state Government for Reasi
district said that about 43 new roads has been sanction under out of
which 14 have been completed, under MGNREGA rupees 22 crore has been
send where as literacy rate has been raised to 59.42%.
The Minister said that the period of present Government has shown
extraordinary change in all the sectors with special prominence to
education, Health, Tourism, and Agriculture. He appreciated the
district administration for speeding up pace of development works.
Present on the occasion were Former minister and MLA Reasi Baldev Raj
Sharma, MLC Jugal Kishor Sharma, DC Reasi Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary
and SSP Reasi Vivek Gupta, senior officers from Army, Civil Admiration
At Katra, CEO SMVDSB Dr M K Bhandari hoisted the Tricolour, similar
functions were held Mahore, Pouni and Arnas.