70th Republic day celebrated at Tawang, Tezu
TAWANG/TEZU: The 70th Republic day was celebrated with march pasts from SSB, IRBn, APP, NCC, Scouts, Guides and Cub Bulbulsand cultural programmes in Tawang and Tezu. The celebration was made in all the administrative centres of Tawang.
Speaking on the occasion as chief guest of the function, Tawang DC, Sang Phuntsok paid tribute to the great freedom fighters of the country. He on behalf of all the casual labourers/contingency workers conveyed their thankfulness to the Chief Minister and Government of Arunachal Pradesh for enhancing wages. The DC further outlined the various developmental activities being carried out in the district and appealed to the public to avail the benefits of various welfare schemes being implemented by the government.
Meanwhile, the units of East Tawang Brigade under Blazing Sword Division organized Republic Day at Lhou Gonpa, Jangda, and Damteng (Tsachu) villages of Tawang district.
At Tezu, Republic Day was celebrated at the Jubilee Ground with a colourful cultural programme and a grand troupe display.
DC Tezu, Karma Leki as the chief guest of the event, unfurled the national flag in the presence of local MLA Dr Mohesh Chai.
The DC while speaking on the occasion, greeted everyone on the occasion of 70th Republic Day and paid homage to the motherland.
He also highlighted some of the achievements of the district in the last one year like up upgrade of Sunpura Circle from circle headquarter to EAC headquarter and establishment of an Engineering College at Tezu, operationalization of the Tezu airport among others.
The celebration saw a grand parade display from 15 platoons of the 25th Bn ITBP, APP, and NCC, band platoon from Girls VKV Tafragam and from various schools. Cultural program by various tribes like Mishmis, Galo, Apatani, Tagin, Wancho, Adi and Nepali added a patriotic and festive fervour to the occasion.
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