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City to observe ‘Shahid samman diwas’ on Tuesday


Ujjain : Collector Manish Singh organised a meeting to follow up arrangements for the proposed Shahid samman diwas programme at Brhaspati Bhawan on Saturday. Few days ago Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had declared to celebrate August 14 as ‘Shahid samman diwas’.

The officials were asked to arrange a programme in the locality of residence of martyrs’ families and also in the institutions where they studied. During the programme martyrs will be remembered for their sacrifice and their family members will be honoured. City has a proud history of several brave soldiers who fight for the security of nation. Several officers like Major Rajesh Trivedi, Nayab Subedar Ravindra Rathore, Pawan Carpenter, Captain SK Gandhi and Balram Joshi will be remembered in the programme.

Singh directed the officials to invite public representatives in the programmes. He also instructed the schools and colleges to organise a programme to pay homage to these martyrs so as to inculcate the patriotic feelings among the new generation. Additional collector BBS Tomar, SDM Anil Banwariya and officers of district army welfare office were present in the meeting.

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