Dehradun: 26 Jan. 2016
he 67th Republic Day was celebrated across Uttarakhand on Tuesday with great fervour as Governor KK Paul hoisted the tricolor at the historic Parade Ground in the presence of Chief Minister Harish Rawat and a host of other officials.
The flag-hoisting was followed by a march past and a ceremonial salute by contingents of Indian Army, ITBP, SSB, Homeguards, Prantiya Rakshak Dal, NCC and Mounted Police.
Tableaux from various departments of the state government were taken out.
Later, amid tunes of patriotic songs played by police bands, the Governor honoured police personnel for their distinguished service.
Paul remembered the heroes of India's freedom movement and makers of its Constitution and called upon people of the state to preserve the glory of the occasion by working for the progress of the state.
Republic Day was celebrated ceremoniously with great fervour throughout the state. News 18