DK Celebrates 70th Republic Day, 6 Govt Officials receive Sarvotthama Seva Prashasti
Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district administration celebrated the 70 th Republic Day at the Nehru Maidan here on January 26.
District minister in charge U T Khader hoisted the National flag on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering Ramanath Rai said, “This is a proud day for us Indians. This historical day gave us the constitution. The motto of our nation is ‘unity in diversity,’ there are various religions, castes, creeds that live together as one.”
Minister U T Khader briefed on various developmental projects initiated by the government in the district.
It was followed by an attractive parade by the police force, NCC, NSS and Bharat Seva Dal volunteers from different schools and colleges in the city.
The district-level award ‘Sarvotthama Seva Prashasti’ was awarded to 6 government employees who have done exceptional service in their fields.
MLC Ivan D’Souza, Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil, Mayor Bhaskar K, Commissioner of Police T R Suresh, IGP Arun Chakravarthy, CEO ZP Dr Selwamani R, Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, ADC Dr Kumar, ZP President Meenakshi Shanthigodu and other dignitaries were present.
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