BY TC News Desk
Agartala, October 18, 2023: ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ programme, as part of the closing segment of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav has been able to rekindle the patriotic fervor in the citizens of the country. We all should keep the matter of our country above everything.
In any situation all people of the country should stand united, stated the chief minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha today at the state level Meri Mati Mera Desh programme held at Scrap Garden in front of the Secretariat, Agartala. He said, we address our country as motherland and to ignite the feeling of patriotism Meri Mati Mera Desh has been organized. Through this programme Prime Minister Narendra Modi has engraved the patriotic thought of motherland among the people of the country.
The programme this morning began with a rally starting from Circuit House area in which the chief minister, other members of the State Council of Ministers, MLAS, Corporators of Agartala Municipal Corporation, other public representatives and common people had a spontaneous participation. The rally ended at the Scrap Garden. There the chief minister hoisted the national flag to be followed by national anthem. Afterwards in presence of the guests he unveiled the Shilafalakam. Besides, other guests also planted saplings of Agar and Nageswar tree. Agriculture and farmers’ welfare minister Ratan Lal Nath, finance minister Pranajit Singha Roy, tourism minister Sushanta Chowdhury, industry and commerce minister Santana Chakma, sports minister Tinku Roy, tribal welfare minister Bikash Debbarma, SC welfare minister Sudangshu Das, chief secretary, DGP were present in the programme wherein the chief minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha administered five-point oath to everyone.
The chief minister also said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has bound the people of different parts of the country together by installing the soil of different villages and cities of the country at Amrit Vatika, Delhi. He said, we should always remember those who had sacrificed their lives for our freedom. The way Har Ghar Tiranga, and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav have brought the people of the state together is unbelievable. He hoped that in the future also dwelling on the patriotic thought people of the state would come forward to push forward the country.