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Gaiety marks 64th Republic Day celebrations

Hassan, Jan 26, 2013, DHNS:

District-in-charge ministers list out development initiatives

District in-charge minister Aravind Limbavali said the achievements of the BJP government in the state were commendable — statistics support them and people have also been benefited — the party intends to continue the good work.

After hoisting the national flag to mark Republic Day here at the district stadium on Saturday, he said the government hopes to see much progress in education, agriculture and the industries front. “Several steps taken by the government have helped empower women. Sakala, time-bound services, has come as a boon.

The government has been successful in safeguarding the interests of all sections of the society,” he said.
Pointing out that Vajpayee Arogyashree scheme has been extended to all districts, he said with the establishment of a grievances redressal cell at the deputy commissioner’s office, people can now seek solution to their problems by just sending an e-mail to the district administration from their village.


The cultural programmes organised by the education department since the past two years for national festival has been a major attraction for the event.  This year, dance ballet ‘Vijayanagar Vyjayanthi’ presented by 1,900 students from various schools in the city had the audience spellbound.

A chronology of the Vijayanagara empire — from pontiff Vidyaranya inspiring Hakka and Bukka to raise an army and lay foundation for an empire to the glorious days of the empire — was well conceived. Para-olympics medal winner Girisha, who has been selected for Padmashri award was praised.

MLA H S Prakash, MLC Patel Shivaram, zilla panchayat president Ambika Ramakrishna, deputy commissioner K P Mohan Raj, superintendent of police Amit Singh, additional deputy commissioner Dr Gopalakrishna, ZP CEO A H Nagaraj, HUDA chairman Navile Annappa, tahsildar Manjunath and others were present.

Chamarajanagar celebrations

The values of socialism and secularism are embedded in our constitution to ensure social, economic and religious reforms in the country, said district-in-charge minister V Somanna here on Saturday.

He was speaking at the 64th republic day celebrations held at Dr B R Ambedkar district grounds on Saturday.
India is the largest republic in the world. Legislative body, executive body and judicial bodies of our nation helps in managing the administration effectively. Judiciary works as a watchdog of the constitution, he said.
Recalling the freedom struggle of the country, he said that many people have laid down their lives for the freedom of our nation. Freedom struggle based on truth, peace and non-violence ensured independence, he said.

After the declaration of India as a republic, we have witnessed achievements in the field of agriculture, industry, technology, science, banking and other sectors. We have achieved self-sufficiency in satellite technology, he said.

India is known for its civilization, art and culture across the globe. India has efficiently faced all the problems of the country is treading on a path of progress, he said. Bharatiya Seva Dal, Scouts and Guides, police forces and students from various schools participated in the march past.

Mandya celebrations


State government has taken steps to tackle the drought situation in the state. Drinking water, jobs and fodder for livestock will be provided to the people, said forests and district-in-charge minister C P Yogeeshwar here on Saturday.

The district administration has already stored 47 metric tons of fodder. Rs 18.5 crore has been released for drought relief works and the projects are underway, he said.

Six gates of 50 and 60 feet water levels at Krishnarajasagar reservoir will be changed at a cost of Rs 1.75 crores. Work for the development of various canals transporting water from the reservoir will be taken up. He said that a proposal was in place for administrative clearance for a project to ensure drinking water supply, he said.

Modernisation of 525 kilometres of Vishveswaraya canal will commence shortly. State government has sanctioned Rs 9.8 crores  for Hulikere tunnel, he said. Suvarna Gramodaya project has been implemented in 74 villages at a cost of Rs 42.45 crore. District had a target to construct 9168 toilets under Nirmala Bharatha yojana, of which 4613 are complete, he said.

MLA M Srinivas, former MLA G B Shivakumar and others were present.

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