PM Modi launches ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’: All you need to know | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Celebrating the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi‘s Dandi March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav‘ marking the occasion.
‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ is a series of events organized by the government of India to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Independence. The mahotsav will be celebrated as a peoples’ movement across the country.
Here is all you need to know about ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’:
* A national implementation committee headed by the Union home minister was constituted to chalk out policies and planning of events to be undertaken for the commemoration.
* The curtain raiser activities begin March 12, a total of 75 weeks before August 15, 2022.

* The event witnessed the inauguration of curtain raiser activities planned under the [email protected] theme such as a film, website, song, ‘Aatmanirbhar Charkha’ and ‘Aatmanirbhar Incubator’.
* A cultural programme was also organized on March 12 celebrating the indomitable spirit of the country.

* The ‘padyatra’ was flagged off by the Prime Minister and will be undertaken by 81 marchers from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi in Navsari, a journey of 241 miles that will end on April 5, lasting for 25 days.
* Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel lead the first 75km-leg of the padyatra. Governor Acharya Devvrat, Union MoS Prahlad Singh Patel and Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani also attended the celebrations on the occasion.
(With inputs from agencies)

Source link

Share this