District Administration, Kakching on Monday celebrated the 76th Independence Day at Sumak Leikai Ground (opp. to JnNRUM Hall), Kakching.
Deputy Commissioner of Kakching district Somorjit Salam, IAS who graced the celebration as Chief Guest hoisted the National Flag. Addressing the gatherings, the DC said that we are gathered to witness a very historic event of completing the 75 years of being an Independent nation. This Independence day is very special and as such we are celebrating the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The Chief Guest stated that our country got independence after a long struggle against the British colonial rulers by our forefathers, even sacrificing their lives. It was not an easy won freedom. We must never forget their sacrifices and must pay the highest of tribute and homage to them. Since 1947 our country has been a vibrant and successful democracy. A strong sense of nationalism and patriotism is what we should instill in our hearts.
Further, the DC said that India has made huge progress in all sectors. In terms of health care, India is making huge advancements in providing basic health care to all. PMJAY and CMHT is one of a kind in the entire world, he added.
He went on to say that Kakching district also seen lots of progress and development. Though Kakching is a very young district and lacking in infrastructure and resources, still leading in many parameters amongst all district in Manipur. In term of providing free household tap connections Kakching is leading amongst all district. Under the Swachh Baharat Mission, Kakching has been awarded as the cleanest district in the whole of North East. We are still the highest in term of covid vaccination coverage.
The Deputy Commissioner lauded all the employees working in the district for having worked hard to develop the district. He also urges all the people in the district to work harder to become the most developed and progressive district in the whole of Manipur.
Konjengbam Geetchandra Singh, MPS, SDPO, Kakching was the parade commander of the contingents. Altogether 14 contingents took part in today’s Independence Day Celebration which consists Civil Police, VDF, NCC Kha Manipur College Boys and Girls, NCC Wabagai Higher Secondary School, JNV Umathel Girls and Boys, Grace Cottage Academy Girls, Kakching Girts college, Kakching model Boys High School, Kakching Higher Secondary School, NCC Wabagai Higher Secondary School, ICDS project, Kakching, ASHA Kakching district, Southern Manipur Band party.
Cultural items were also presented by Centre for Performing Arts, Kakching, Kom Cultural troupe, Mantak village and Ibuthou Khamlangba Thangta Academy, Kakching
In today’s March-past, Umathel JNV (Girls) begged first position, while ICDS project Kakching and Kakching Higher Secondary (Girls) were adjudged as 2nd and 3rd position respectively. Participation Certificates were given to all participant of march past.