71st Independence Day Celebrated in Shivamogga
Shivamogga: The district administration celebrated the 71st Independence Day at the DAR Police grounds, B H Road here on August 15, 2017.
District minister in-charge Kagodu Timmappa hoisted the National flag on the occasion followed by the National Anthem. He later received the guard of honour.
Kagodu Timmappa speaking on the occasion briefed on the various developmental projects initiated by the government in Shivamogga district. Meanwhile, the state is facing drought which is of utmost concern, he said.
The celebration was followed by an attractive parade by the police, NCC, Home guards, Forest Force, Students, Scouts and Guides and volunteers from different schools and colleges in the city.
Freedom fighters were felicitated on the occasion.