Daijiworld Media Network – Bantwal (EP)
Bantwal, Aug 15: India’s GDP has been rising on a global level after Covid pandemic, said MLA Rajesh Naik.
He was speaking after chairing the hall programme held by Bantwal taluk administration as part of Independence Day celebrations.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided several programmes on the eve of 75th anniversary of India’s independence. The tricolour flag was hoisted in crores of houses respecting his words. I thank everybody in the constituency for maintaining peace for the last four years. PM Modi has provided free ration and free vaccinations to people during the pandemic,” he said.
Taluk tahsildar Dr Smitha Ramu who hoisted the national flag said that there is a struggle of several people behind our independence. “Har Ghar Tiranga is our fortune,” she said.
Retired teacher Sankappa Shetty spoke about independence. Social worker Raghavendra who provided electric lighting during the celebrations was honoured. President of the municipal council Mohammed Sharif, vice president Jacinta, Buda president Devadas Shetty, Bantwal DySP Pratap Singh Thorat and block education officer Jnanesh were present.
Scouts, guides, home guards and police performed flag marches prior to hoisting the flag. Taluk panchayat chief executive Rajanna welcomed. BO Jnanesh rendered a vote of thanks. Artist Manju Vitla compered the programme.