NAGAON, Aug 13: Marking the culmination of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, which honour India’s 75 years of independence, the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign is underway from August 9 and will continue till August 15, 2023. This heartfelt initiative pays tribute to the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for the country. Nagaon district actively participated in this nationwide celebration with various programs.
As a part of this commemoration, the Vasudha Vandan event was organised, focusing on the creation of an Amrit Vatika with 75 saplings of indigenous trees. The event took place on Sunday at the site of the under-construction Dr Bhupen Hazarika Kalatirtha, in the presence of Nagaon MLA Rupak Sarma. As a symbol of growth, 75 saplings of the agor plant were planted around the premises.
The program witnessed the participation of several dignitaries, including Ambika Mazumdar, chairman of Nagaon Municipality Board; ward commissioners of Nagaon Municipal Board; ADC Phyllis V L Hrangchal; Shilpi Pandit, executive officer of Nagaon Municipal Board; eminent citizens of the district; members of the journalist fraternity; officials of Nagaon district administration; and employees of Nagaon Municipal Board.