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Himanta Biswa Sarma Flags Off Assam Police March, Calls For National Dedication

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GUWAHATI, Aug 13: Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took the lead on Sunday as he flagged off a March Past conducted by Assam Police personnel, marking the culmination of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Meri Maati Mera Desh campaign. The event took place at the Latasil Playground in Guwahati.

In line with the 77th Independence Day celebrations, chief minister Sarma, accompanied by his wife Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, also paid his respects at the war memorial in Dighalipukhuri, honoring the sacrifices of war heroes. Later, the chief minister engaged in a laser light and sound show, followed by a breathtaking fireworks display at the same venue.

Addressing the gathering, chief minister Sarma expressed his belief that the mesmerizing light and sound show, coupled with the fireworks, would evoke feelings of patriotism and a deep sense of love for the country. He extended his heartfelt greetings to the public on the 77th Independence Day and urged them to actively participate in the celebrations.

Furthermore, the chief minister called upon the citizens to unite in efforts to realise the vision of “Har Ghar Tiranga” and the “Meri Maati Mera Desh” campaign at both individual and institutional levels. He encouraged them to recommit themselves to serving the nation, particularly as India embarks on the Amrit Kaal, leading to the centenary celebrations of Independence in 2047.

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Chief minister Sarma expressed his gratitude to Assam Police for the remarkable March Past and for orchestrating the splendid laser show and fireworks display. Notably, the March Past featured 600 police personnel and 181 college students from 27 police contingents and 12 college contingents.

The event was attended by various dignitaries including MP Queen Oja, chief secretary Paban Kumar Borthakur, DGP GP Singh, Mayor of Guwahati Municipal Corporation Mrigen Sarania, and other prominent figures.

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