Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla hoisted the National Flag in the Raj Bhavan campus on the occasion of 77th Independence Day on Tuesday. Lady Governor Janaki Shukla was also present on the occasion.
While congratulating the people of the State on Independence Day, the Governor wished them a happy and prosperous life. He said that it is a historic day when the nation got freedom from the slavery of a foreign empire. He added that the sacrifice of innumerable freedom fighters and the struggle of brave sons gave us freedom.
“On Independence Day, we pay tribute to all those patriots. We also pay tribute to those brave sons who have made the supreme sacrifice after independence to maintain the unity and integrity of the country and to protect the borders of the country”, said Shukla.
Wishing for the progress and all-round development of the State, he said that we all should take a pledge that with more dedication and commitment, we would discharge our duty for the progress of the nation and the State.
The Governor presented the national flags to the Raj Bhavan personnel on the occasion.
Rajesh Sharma, Secretary to Governor was also present on the occasion.