Patriotic Spirit marks Independence Day Celebrations in Udupi District
Udupi: The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in patriotic spirit with pomp at the Beednagudde Mahatma Gandhi Ground, here on Thursday, August 15.
Hephsiba Rani Korlapati deputy commissioner of Udupi district hoisted the national flag. She received the guard of honour from the district police force, NCC, Scouts and Guides.
The government has directed the deputy commissioners to hoist the tricolour at the district level instead of the district in-charge ministers who are required to do it as per the protocol.
Top scorers of the district in 2018-19 SSLC and PUC exams and other achievers were honoured on the occasion.
Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat, Zilla Panchayat president Dinakar Babu, Superintendent of Police Nisha James, Sindhu Roopesh CEO Udupi Zilla Panchayat and others were present.