67th Republic Day Celebrations

67th Republic Day Celebrations
Chandigarh, 26 January, 2016: The Chandigarh Administration today with thrill
and glory celebrated the 67th Republic Day in the Parade Ground, Sector 17,
Chandigarh. The Governor of Punjab & Haryana and Administrator, UT,
Chandigarh H.E Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, was the chief guest on the occasion.
The Administrator unfurled the National Flag and took salute from the various
contingents of Police and NCC Cadets participating in the Republic Day Parade.
Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki gave the commendation certificates to 18 employees of
the Chandigarh Administration and general public for rendering outstanding
services in the field of Public services, Art and Culture, Social Services and Sports.
28 Police personnel were also conferred Administrator’s Police Medal for their
distinguished and meritorious services. A colorful cultural programme, consisting
of Lavni and Bhangra dance was also presented by the students of different
The Chandigarh Police received the overall best turn award in the parade. In
Military forces and Police category, the first prize was bagged by IRB Ladies
whereas the, Chandigarh Traffic Police got second position and CRPF came third.
In NCC contingents, in the category of Civil Defense, Chandigarh Home Guard
received the first prize, Chandigarh Civil Defense second and Chandigarh Fire
Services got the third position.
In NCC contingents, Air wing bagged the first position, Naval wing came second
and Girls Army wing came third. In another category of Ambulance Brigade Guide
and Scouts, and Road Safety Government Model Senior Secondary School sector
10-A got first position, Government Girls Model Senior Secondary School sector
18-C got second position and Government Model Senior Secondary School-23 A
got third position for scouts and guides