Union ministers, Delhi LG take part in ‘Prabhat Pheri’ with 10k school students

As part of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, three union ministers and Delhi Lieutenant Governor on Sunday participated in an early morning walk with 10,000 NDMC school students, an official statement said

Har Ghar Tiranga

Photo: Twitter

The ‘Prabhat Pheri’ began from Janpath Radial and ended at the National War Memorial at India Gate to celebrate 75 years of India’s independence.

Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani and Meenakshi Lekhi were present at the event.

Delhi LG Vinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman New Delhi Municipal Corporation Ashwani Kumar, members of NDMC Kuljeet Singh Chahal and Vishakha Sailani also took part in the march.

Saxena took to Twitter to post about the event.

 

The LG also posted pictures of the ‘pheri’ where children along with Union ministers and other officials were seen carrying the tricolour.

It was followed with another tweet.

 

Before the event started, LG said children are the bright future of India who are witnessing the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign’.

‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is a festival of our culture, heritage and achievement earned during the 75 years of independent India, he said.

Saxena added that Har Ghar Tiranga is a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in which citizens will celebrate it by hoisting it atop their house.

He paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and felicitated family members of freedom fighters at Gandhi Smriti.

 

Saxena stated that the tricolour is symbolic of our freedom of struggle and sacrifice of our freedom fighters for the future of our nation.

He requested the children to carry the tricolour in the Prabhat Pheri and take it home with them to hoist as a part of the campaign, the statement added.

(With inputs from PTI)

 

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