[Photos] Udaipur celebrates Independence Day

  • State Education Minister Dr. Dayaram Parmar hoisted the flag and saluted the parade
  • Freedom fighters were honored; Aerobatic show was the center of attraction
67th Independence Day was celebrated in Udaipur at Bhandari Dharshak Mandap with various colorful presentations. State Education Minister Dr. Dayaram Parmar hoisted the flag and saluted the parade. He honored the freedom fighters by offering them shawls and recalling their contribution in the freedom struggle. [..]

[Photos] 36 people awarded on Independence Day Parade Function

36 people were awarded today on the occasion of 67th Independence Day for their achievements in different fields. The awards were presided after the parade function held at Bhandari Darshak Mandap. State Education Minister Dr. Dayaram Parmar, gave the awards after flag hoisting and watching the parade program. All officers of district administration were also present on the occasion. Names of all the awardees are mentioned below under particular category. Education 1. Naman Mehta from Kanod for getting 1st position in state in 12th Science. 2. Yamini Sharma for getting 1st position in 12th Arts 3. (Blind student) Asghar Ali Bohra from Bhinder for getting 2nd position in district in 12th Arts. 4. Surbhi Mehta of Kanod for 1st rank in 12th commerce in district. 5. Harshita Vairagi to get 1st Rank in Secondary Exams. [..]

Independence Day preparations begin

District Collector checked preparations; aircraft show will be the center of attraction

Preparations for the main function occasion of Independence Day at Bhandari Darkshak Mandap (Gandhi Ground) which is to be held on the i.e. on 15th August, started today.

Various troops did parade rehearsal on ground today. District Collector Ashutosh Pednekar, instructed concerned authorities of various departments to make sure the function is a success and inspected the preparations.

He asked Air wing officials to present a show on 15th August function which is going to be the main attraction of program. Pednekar also took information of parade done by armed force of police department and other groups from Additional Deputy Magistrate Mohammad Yaseen Pathan. [..]

Slogan Writing to express your deeper thoughts

The Pioneer Institute of Management, Udaipur arranged an event yesterday on Fatehsagar Pal where Udaipurites penned their thoughts on a 90 feet long board.

It was a Slogan Making event where residents of Udaipur wrote a slogan related to current and persistent issues of our city and country.

The event which included the National Anthem by 300 individuals was attended by nearly 5,000 localites who wrote slogans on the board.  The board was 90 feet long and 5 feet wide. [..]

Homage paid to Martyrs on Independence Day

94.3 My FM celebrated Independence Day on Fatehsagar Pal by organizing an event for martyrs titled “Ek Sham Shahidon Ke Naam”.

The event started at 7PM with a candle march to pay tribute to martyrs. This was followed by honoring of their families by BSF Jawans. It may be noted that over the last one year, Udaipur has lost two of its brave sons in the service of Nation – BSF’s Deputy Commander Tarun Gupta & Lt. Archit Verdia. [..]

VVIP guests at Ramada Resort

On occasion of the 66th Independence Day, Management of Ramada Udaipur Resort & Spa invited underprivileged children of Narayan Seva Sansthan Trust for lunch. The children were also taken for a ride around the hotel.

From the managerial level to staff of each and every department of hotel was involved in making their special guests feel cheerful and comfortable.

Various activities were organized for the children. They were taught about the importance of adopting green and environment friendly practices. [..]

Independance Day celebrations at Shepherd Memorial Church

A musical evening by New Heavens Entertainment was organized at Shepherd Memorial Church, Chetak Circle.  The evening was dedicated especially to Lt. Archit Verdia and Deputy Commandant Tarun Gupta, who sacrificed their lives for the country.

Bands including World Race (USA), Colours in Dreams and Trinity performed at the event, which started from 6.30PM and stretched till 9.30PM. [..]

Independence with Jadoo ki Jhappi

Youth volunteers of Udaipur celebrated the 66th Independence of India in a very unique way by hugging everyone in an attempt to spread communal and social harmony.

Seventeen boys and girls who loved to be called as ‘Volunteer Udaipur’ do not officially belong to any social organization.  They have set a team of 3-4 and placed themselves at Celebration Mall, Fateh Sagar, Dudh Talai and Jagdish Chowk.

The ‘Free Hug’ campaign was kicked off at 6pm and continued till 8:30.  Jayesh Mohta, a passionate artist and one of the founders of ‘Banyan Roots’ led the group and implemented the thought of bringing everyone close to each other in this manner.

“We believe that true Independence comes from own our self and the starting point is love and respect for each other”, said Jayesh.

“We don’t see any strangers or even a common friend as a friend, we are used to of this custom which needs to be stopped now and ‘free hug’ or ‘Jadoo ki Jhappi’ is a small step towards it”, says an active volunteer.

Jago Party gathers Common Indian

Sitting at the shore of Lake Fateh Sagar with friends and family could have been one way to celebrate the holiday on Independence Day. But to turn the evening momentous, Jago Party organized a open question-answer sessions at Fateh Sagar today evening.

Initiating the series of awareness programs, people threw heart touching questions regarding socio-political system of the country.

People asked suggestions on burning issues and upcoming problems. Everybody present there seemed keen to participate in the questions asked and in replies of the Jago party activists. [..]

Solar Home Systems distributed to 40 students of Rajasthan

Boond Foundation celebrated Independence Day yesterday at Seva Mandir, Kotra Block Office.  Under their unique idea of providing scholarship to students of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, 40 students of Rajasthan have been benefitted.

Scholarships, which was not in the form of cash, but Solar Home System (Lamps + Battery Panel) was distributed to 40 students of different schools from Kotra Block.  Seva Mandir helped in listing the names of who should be given the scholarships, which were based on the performance of students and attendance. [..]