Republic Day celebrated in Kupwara DC unfurled National Flag at DPL Kupwara, ADC at Handwara, BDCs at Block headquarters
KUPWARA, JANUARY 26: Republic Day was celebrated with traditional fervour and enthusiasm across district Kupwara.
The Main function was held at District Police Lines (DPL), Kupwara where Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Imam Din unfurled the National Flag, inspected the parade and took salute at march-past presented by contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, IRP, Home Guards, FPF, SPF and police band.
Senior Officers of District Administration and Police including SSP Kupwara, Shri Ram Ambarker; ADDC, Mohammad Ashraf Bhat; ADC Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone, District Officers, DDC members, BDC Chairpersons and PRIs besides, general public and Media persons attended the function.
While addressing the function, the Deputy Commissioner congratulated the people on the eve of Republic Day, highlighted the role of Constitution and remembered heroes of freedom movement of India.
Deputy Commissioner said it is because of great values of Constitution, new era of development has ushered in far flung district Kupwara, adding that border areas, situated at LOC got grid connectivity for the first time, this year. While enlisting the developmental activities carried out during the year in the district, the Deputy Commissioner said that the district has Rs.255 crore CAPEX budget for current financial year, adding that 237 works are under execution at different stages of execution. He said the district has a vast road connectivity and 282 kilometre road length has been macadamized during the year. He said 161 projects costing Rs.458 crore are under Languishing Projects scheme. Of this, 26 works have been completed, while as more 60 works shall be completed by June 2021. Under PMAY, 1400 houses have been completed out of the target of 1580. He said Rs.37 crore plan under Back to Village is also under execution under which 1000 works are under execution. He said 100 Community bunkers out of 170 target have been completed at a cost of Rs.11.50 crore in border areas of the district. Deputy Commissioner also mentioned the progress of Revenue, Police, Jal Shakti, Labour, PDD and other departments including Media and Information who worked during the challenging times of the year.
A variety of cultural programmes and martial art was presented by the school children, Police and Information Department, Kupwara.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner distributed awards and certificates of appreciation among the officers and functionaries of the administration.
AT HANDWARA, Republic Day celebration was also held at District Police Lines Handwara where Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nazir Ahmad Mir unfurled the National Flag, inspected the parade & took salute at march past presented by contingents of JKP, JKAP,BSF, CRPF, IRP and Police band.
Officers from civil administration, police department and other concerned were present on the occasion.
Later, Cultural programmes and Award ceremony was also held.
AT KARNAH, Republic Day was also celebrated at border area Tangdar where BDC Chairman, Reyaz Ahmad unfurled the National Flag and cultural programmes were also held at various places.
Meanwhile, Republic Day was celebrated at various block headquarters of the district where concerned BDC chairpersons presided over the function.