Sarkaria to hoist tricolour at Ludhiana on Republic Day

DC holds review meeting and issues necessary directions to staff 

Sarkaria to hoist tricolour at Ludhiana on Republic Day

Ludhiana: The district-level Republic Day function would be celebrated at Guru Nanak Stadium, here, on January 26, in which Punjab Housing & Urban Development Minister Mr Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria would be the chief guest and would hoist the national flag.

During these Republic Day celebrations, more than 2000 students from different schools, mainly government schools, would participate in the cultural items. A review meeting in this regard was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Mr Pradeep Kumar Agrawal at Bachat Bhawan, here today.

During the meeting, Deputy Commissioner urged all the government departments to celebrate this Republic Day with full enthusiasm and national integration. Families of freedom fighters would also be honoured on the occasion. The Deputy Commissioner informed that the function would start at 9:58 am with the hoisting of national flag by the Chief Guest. The rehearsals for this function would be organised at Guru Nanak Stadium on January 21-23, 2020, while the full dress rehearsal would be held on January 24, 2019.

While issuing necessary directions to the officials, the Deputy Commissioner said that both Republic Day and Independence Day are our national festivals and all residents should celebrate them with fervour, communal harmony and national integration. He directed the officials to perform their duties with utmost devotion. Municipal Corporation Ludhiana officials were directed to ensure cleanliness of the entire city. Mr Agrawal appealed to all residents of district Ludhiana to attend this function along with their families.

Prominent among those who attended the meeting included Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Mrs Amrit Singh, ADCP (Headquarters) Mr Deepak Pareek, ADC (General) Mr Iqbal Singh Sandhu, SDMs Mr Amrinder Singh Malhi and Mr Amarjit Singh Bains, besides several others.