Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
19-November-2010 12:23 IST
Home Minister Administers National Integration Pledge
The Union Home Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram administered the National Integration Pledge to the officers and staff of the Ministry of Home Affairs here today in connection with the Quami Ekta Week. The Week is observed every year from the 19th to 25th November to foster the spirit of patriotism, communal harmony and national integration.

Several programmes would be part of activities during the week with a specific theme for each of the seven days. Meetings, symposia, seminars, special literary functions, cultural functions and other programmes would form part of the activities to highlight the theme. National Integration, Welfare of Minorities, Linguistic Harmony, Weaker Sections, Cultural Unity, Women, and Conservation are the themes for the Week.

The National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), an autonomous organisation with the Ministry of Home Affairs also organises communal harmony campaigns during the week.