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Haryana received National Award for excellent performance, Chief Secretary received it –

Chandigarh, 31 October (Trinew)

Haryana has achieved important achievements in the nationwide Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. For this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented the National Award to the state. Haryana has been ranked third in the country on the basis of programs organized under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Haryana Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal received this award from Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the closing ceremony of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Amrit Kalash Yatra in New Delhi on Tuesday.

A jury was constituted to select the best performing States and Union Territories for the AMRUT Awards. After considering the overall criteria the jury recommended Haryana as the third best performing state in the country. The Information, Public Relations and Language Department was designated as the nodal department in the state for organizing programs under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal, after receiving the award, said that to commemorate the completion of 75 years of the country’s independence, along with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations for two years across the country, the Meri Mati Mera Desh campaign was also launched, which has concluded today. This monumental event was organized as a tribute to the sacrifices and contributions of those who fought for India’s independence and worked tirelessly to build a self-reliant nation.

He said that under the able leadership and guidance of Chief Minister Manohar Lal, a large number of programs were organized in the state under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from March 12, 2021 to October 31, 2023 and their details were also uploaded on the website dedicated to the Mahotsav. . News clippings and social media posts of various events organized under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav have been compiled in PDF files, which can be viewed to get a comprehensive overview of the important activities that took place in the State to commemorate this historic occasion.

Director General of Information, Public Relations and Language Department and Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Dr. Amit Aggarwal said that under the Mahotsav, more than 50 thousand programs were organized in Haryana, which were put on the website of the Mahotsav and out of them, about 31 thousand programs were available on the website. Were published. In these programs, more than a thousand such heroes and heroes who were previously unknown were identified.

Among these, especially the people of Rohanat village of Bhiwani district had achieved martyrdom by refusing to bow down before the British rule. The tricolor was not hoisted in this village for years and it was Chief Minister Manohar Lal who freed the people of this village from the pain of slavery.

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