Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday observed 72nd Independence Day at Red Road. The programme will be followed by a Cultural Programme.
Mamata Banerjee wishes all the citizens of India on 72nd Independence Day. Early morning on the same day she announce bravery award to the police.
She on the morning took twitter and said “brothers & sisters #HappyIndependenceDay. Our country must reach the glorious heights that the founding fathers of our Constitution envisioned”.
She expresses her tribute to ‘Young Poet’ Sukanta Bhattacharryya on his birth anniversary. She wrote “Homage to the ‘Young Poet’ Sukanta Bhattacharya on his birth anniversary. He is best known for giving a voice to the marginalised and downtrodden sections of our society.”
On the other hand, she remembered the great sage and freedom fighter, Rishi Aurobindo on his birth anniversary.
Mamata didn’t forget to remember Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his death anniversary.
A cultural programme was followed by the flag hoisting ceremony. Women Battalion of West Bengal police took part in the programme. Odisha Police also took part in the programme.
A tablo carrying the banner of ‘Rupasree’ scheme was there at the Red Road. Kanyasree, Sabujsree, Sabuj Sathi, Khadyasathi and others social schemes of West Bengal Government tablo were also there.
School students of several school were present at the programme and took part in the cultural programme. Common people gathered to witness the Independence Day ceremony.