Monday, January 25, 2010

Full dress rehearsal of 61st R-Day at Jammu

JAMMU: Full-dress rehearsal of 61st Republic Day-2010 was held at M A Stadium here today. Senior civil, police and army officers were present on the occasion. The contingents which took part in the march past included Army, BSF, CRPF, ITBP, J&K Police, Armed, J&K Forest Protection Force and National Cadet Corps. Various educational institutions of Jammu district also participated in the march past which included Government GHSS Rehari, M C Khalsa HSS Chand Nagar, Lord Shiva Day Boarding School, Ghou-Manhasan, Government GHSS Mubarak Mandi, Guru Harkrishan Public School Nanak Nagar, Government GHSS Nowabad (Talab-Tillo), J&K Police Public School Miran Sahib, SNS Vidya Mandir (DBN) Talab Tillo, Scouts & Guides Contingents, Government SRML Higher Secondary School, Government HSS Sarwal, Government HSS Jammu Cantt Satwari, Government HS Rajpura Mangotrain, Government Central Basic HSS Jammu and Composite Contingent of Students of different districts of Jammu division. The schools which participated in the band troop girls, included May Fair, Higher Secondary School Chand Nagar, Jammu and Dewan Devi HSS Rajpura Mangotrian whereas in Band troop boys, various schools which include Government SRML HSS Jammu, Guru Harkrishan Public School Nanak Nagar, Jammu and J&K Police Public School Miran Sahib R S Pura took part in full dress rehearsal. Besides 1800 students drawn from various schools presented Rhythmic Gymnastics and about 2000 school children participated in Bhartiyam. A very impressive cultural programme was also presented by the school children. Thali dance presented by the artist from Ramban was also an added attraction which was applauded by one and all present on the occasion. On the occasion, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Dr Pawan Kotwal also took stock of arrangements at the sports stadium and issued necessary instructions to ensure smooth conduct of Republic Day function. The function was, among others, attended by Director General of Police, Mr Kuldeep Khuda, IGP Jammu, Mr Ashok Gupta, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Mr M K Dwivedi, DIG Jammu, Mr Farooq Ahmed Khan, SSP Jammu, Mr Basant Rath, Joint Director Information, Mr Shyam Bijyal and Deputy Director Information, Mr A K Khajuria.