SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday chaired a high-level meeting with Deputy Commissioners and senior officials, at the Civil Secretariat, to review the preparations for the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, which will start on Saturday, August 13.
“Har Ghar Tiranga is a celebration of the spirit of Janbhagidari and Jan Andolan. Schools and colleges are organising programmes recalling the contributions of freedom fighters and unsung heroes of the freedom struggle,” Lt Governor Sinha said.
“It is turning out to be the biggest Jan Mahotsav on earth. The journey of our future will now be defined by self-reliance and self-respect,” he added.
Observing that the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign in J&K is receiving an overwhelming response from all quarters, the Lt Governor exhorted officials to encourage the PRI members, prominent citizens, political parties, youth clubs, government officials and common people to come forward and imbibe the true spirit of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The Amrit Kal Khand is a golden opportunity for retrospection and preparation for a leap into the glorious future, the Lt Governor added.
The Lt Governor asked the administrative secretaries, DCs, SSPs and HoDs to lead the campaign and directed for organisational programmes of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign at prominent and iconic places, tourist spots and border villages.
He also instructed identifying houses and families of freedom fighters, and conducting Prabhat Pheris involving students, NCC cadets and NSS volunteers, besides integrating the Covid precautionary dose with the campaign.
The Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and SSPs shared the programmes being conducted in their respective departments and districts.
Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; RK Goyal, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department; Dilbag Singh, DGP; Vijay Kumar, ADGP Kashmir; Administrative Secretaries; Principal Secretary to Lt Governor; Divisional Commissioners; Deputy Commissioners; SSPs, besides other senior officers attended the meeting, in person and through video conferencing.