Ministry of Defence
azadi ka amrit mahotsav

“MERI MAATI MERA DESH CAMPAIGN”

Posted On: 16 AUG 2023 7:02PM by PIB Delhi

To commemorate 75 years of Independence, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) is being celebrated as the people led initiative. The Govt of India has launched ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh Compaign’ as a continuation for celebration of AKAM. Various activities in line with the theme were conducted at various Air Force Stations in and around Delhi from 09 to 15 August 2023. An Amrit Vatika was developed in all these stations by planting 75 saplings of indigenous species to replenish mother earth as ‘Vasudha Vandhan’. Panch Pran’ pledge was also taken by all present

At Air Force Station Arjangarh, the ‘Amrit Vatika’ was developed at Baba Mangal Das Park, Ayanagar. Mr Ved Pal (Counsellor & Nagar Adhyaksha) assisted the Station authorities in the successful conduct of the event.

At Bowapur, a village near Air Force Station Hindan, an ‘Amrit Vatika’ was developed around ‘Amrit Sarovar’. Mr Prabhat Kumar, Joint Director, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan assisted the Station authorities in making the event a success.

Air Force Station Palam conducted the event at the Indo Korean Friendship Park near the Station. The campaign was organized in collaboration with Mr Sunil Kataria, Delhi Cantonment Board. Freedom Fighters of our nation were honoured as a part of ‘Veeron ka Vandan’ on 15 August 2023. Retired personnel from the three services, Central and State Police participated in the felicitation program.

Whole hearted participation by the personnel of the respective Stations, school children, residents of localities and panchayat made the events a grand success.

 

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