BY TC News Desk
Agartala, August 11: In a poignant tribute to the nation’s essence as “Mother India,” the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Ratanlal Nath on Friday underscored the profound reverence and honor citizens hold for their homeland. Speaking at a gathering orchestrated by the “Meri Mati Mera Desh Abhiyan,” Minister Nath addressed a captivated audience within the precincts of the Mohanpur Municipal Council office earlier today.
The event, marked by a symbolic gesture, entailed the amalgamation of soil from 15 wards of Mohanpur Municipal Council and 18 Gram Panchayats of Mohanpur Block, emblematic of the nation’s unity and diversity. The amalgamated soil, emblematic of the spirit of “Meri Mati Mera Desh,” was ceremoniously transported to the premises of Mohanpur Municipal Council.
Commending the campaign’s resonance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of self-reliance and inculcation of nationalistic fervor, Minister Nath lauded the initiatives undertaken by the government. The “Meri Mati Mera Desh Abhiyan” is a testament to the nation’s unwavering homage to freedom fighters and patriots who have gallantly sacrificed for the country’s integrity.
A heartwarming segment of the event witnessed the felicitation of descendants of three distinguished freedom fighters and 42 retired soldiers, illuminating the legacy of sacrifice and valor that courses through the nation’s veins. The fluttering national flag, eloquently raised by Agriculture Minister Ratanlal Nath, invoked a wave of patriotic emotion that swept through the gathering.
With strains of the national anthem resonating in the air, attendees took a solemn oath to uphold the cherished values of the nation, embracing their roles as conscientious citizens in the “Meri Mati Mera Desh” narrative. The occasion was further dignified by the unveiling of a commemorative plaque and the symbolic planting of trees, emblematic of growth, resilience, and unity.
Dignitaries in attendance included Mohanpur Panchayat Samiti Chairman Reena Debbarma, Vice Chairman Rakesh Deb, Mohanpur Municipal Council Chairperson Anita Debnath, SDM Subhash Datta, among others. As the event drew to a close, a prevailing sense of unity and patriotic pride lingered, invigorating the community to continue championing the essence of “Meri Mati Mera Desh.”