I Day-2021: Full dress rehearsals held across Kashmir
Div Com hoists National Flag, takes salute at March past in Srinagar
Srinagar: The full dress rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day parade, on Friday, concluded successfully across all the districts of Kashmir, giving a glimpse of the grand spectacle to unfold on Sunday.
The rehearsal is a precursor to the actual Independence Day parade scheduled to be held on 15th of August.
In Srinagar, the full dress rehearsal was held at S.K Stadium where Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole hoisted the National flag and took salute at the March–past. In an open jeep, the Div Com also inspected the parade on the occasion.
The contingents that participated in the March past parade included Police, CRPF, SSB, JKAP, BSF, IRP, lady contingent, SDRF, F&ES and FPF.
On the occasion, a variety of cultural programmes were presented by both male and female artists, enthralling guests and audience with their colourful performances in different languages.
A group of students who have won the National Anthem singing competition at district level also performed and sang the national anthem on the occasion, before a band performance.
Among others, DC Srinagar and various senior civil administration and police officers were present on the occasion.
At Budgam: The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Budgam, Akramullah Tak today unfurled the tricolor, took salute at the March past, inspected the parade presented by contingents of JKP, JKIP, CRPF, Home Guard NCC and school students at Sports Stadium here.
At Ganderbal: The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Ganderbal Pir Muzaffar Ahmad today unfurled the tricolor, took the salute at the march-past, and inspected the parade at Qamariya Ground here today.
The ADDC expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made by various departments for the hassle-free celebration of the national event at the venue.
At Baramulla: The full dress rehearsal was today observed at District Headquarter Baramulla where Additional District Development Commissioner Baramulla, Aijaz Abdullah Saraf unfurled the National Flag.
The ADDC inspected the parade and took the salute at the march past presented by the contingents of J&K Police, CRPF, BSF, Home Guards, Fire and Emergency Services, students among other bands.
At Pulwama: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Pulwama, Mohammed Altaf Khan today unfurled the National Flag and took salute at the march past, inspected parade comprising contingents from JK Police, JKP Women Wing, CRPF, JKAP, Fire & Emergency, Home Guard, SPO and NCC cadets at DPL Pulwama.
In his address, the ADC paid tributes to martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the country and congratulated the leaders of the nation on 75 Anniversary of Independence Days.
At Anantnag: The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla today unfurled the national flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the march past presented by the contingents from CRPF, J&K Police, IRP, F&ES, NCC and schools at GDC Boys, Khanabal.
At Shopian: The Additional Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Mushtaq Ahmed Simnani today unfurled the National Flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the March Past presented by the contingents of CRPF, JKP, IRP, and Home Guard at District Police Lines (DPL) Shopian..
On the occasion, Artists enthralled guests and audience with the colourful performance.
At Kulgam: The full dress rehearsal was held at District Police Lines Kulgam today during which Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Kulgam, Riyaz Ahmad Sofi unfurled the national flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the march past.
The march past was presented by contingents of J&K Police, CRPF, Women Police, Home Guard, Police band, new police recruits, NCC cadets and other contingents.
At Kupwara: The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Handwara, Nazir Ahmad Mir today unfurled the National Flag and took salute at the March-past comprising contingents of JKP, IRP, CRPF, FPP, JK Home Guards, COVID Awareness Contingent of JKP and Police Commandos at District Police Lines Kupwara.
Addressing the function, the ADC said that today is the era of development and peace. He said that the administration is committed to develop the socio-economic condition of the district and gave an example of the recent visit of LG to the Bangus Valley for boosting the tourism potential in the district.
At Bandipora: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad today hoisted the National Flag and took salute at the March past comprising the contingents of JKP, CRPF, IRP, JK Home Guard, SPOs and NCC Cadets.
The DC in his address congratulated the people on the eve of Independence Day and said that district administration Bandipora is working on a multi dimensional strategy for overall development of the district.