75 Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Begins at St Vincent Ferrer Church-Valencia

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75 Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Begins at St Vincent Ferrer Church-Valencia

Mangaluru: Celebrations are all over India as India celebrates its 75th year of Independence and to make this meaningful and grand, the celebrations have already begun.

At St Vincent Ferrer Church-Valencia in the City, the celebrations began on August 15th 2021 with the hoisting of a mega flag which was hoisted on a 50ft pole. An initiative was made to distribute national flags which were successfully hoisted by the parishioners last year.

Amrit ka Mahostav began at Valencia church on 13th August 2022 after the 6:30 am mass, as a mark of Har Ghar Tiranga a campaign launched by the government of India as a follow-up initiative the parish priest distributed the national flags to all the Gurkars.

Assistant Parish Priest Fr Vijay Monterio, Fr William Barracas, Parish Council secretary Rita Menezes, convener of 21 commissions Steevan Rodrigues and Vinay Lobo were present during the distribution.

By Gordon DAlmeida
Pics by Nikhil Studio


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