As a part of the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, ‘Surya Kiran Air Show was organized by the Indian Air Force on Wednesday on the completion of 50 years of Indo-Pak war 1971. India was not only victorious in this war but also Indian forces liberated Bangladesh. Governor of Haryana, Shri Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Punjab, Shri Banwari Lal Purohit and Governor of Himachal, Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar were present as Chief Guests in the air show. Senior officers of Indian Air Force and Chandigarh Administration were also present on the occasion.Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya congratulated the countrymen and the people of the state on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration and 50 years of India’s victory over Pakistan. He said that the country got independence 75 years ago thanks to the valour of our brave soldiers of India.“Bangladesh became independent in 1971 only because of the bravery of India’s brave soldiers. On this occasion, an air show has been organized by the Air Force of India for its bravery. I take this opportunity to extend my warm greetings to the Indian Air Force as well as the entire team of Surya Kiran Air Show,” he said.Shri Dattatraya said that such events are organized by the Indian Air Force and other defence forces from time to time. These events not only boost the morale of the soldiers but also strengthen the confidence of the countrymen and common citizens in them and the strategic system.
The feeling of patriotism gets stronger in all citizens and the countrymen also get a chance to see the strategic military edge of the country.He said that today all three defence forces – Air Force, Army and Navy -- are well equipped with new equipment, weapons, new technologies and new warfare techniques. India has full potential in terms of security in every way. India is no longer what it was in 1962. Our soldiers are capable of handling any situation.He said that today’s Air Show has increased the confidence of Indian citizens more in the defence system. Amazing feats of Rafael fighter jet and Chinook helicopter were displayed during the Air Show. Garud Commandos also demonstrated their breathtaking skills.Shri Dattatraya has appealed to all government, non-government, social and religious organizations and common citizens to organize the programmes of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and participate in these programmes as much as possible. By participating in these programmes, we will get information about the brave martyrs who contributed to the freedom of the country and we will be able to get acquainted with the events related to our freedom struggle movement, he said.Chandigarh September 22 – Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya on Wednesday directed the Haryana State Child Welfare Council (HSCWC) to effectively implement all programmes meant for children and ensure their holistic development. Shri Dattatraya, who made a surprise visit to Bal Vikas Bhawan, headquarters of HSCWC today in Sector 16 here, interacted with officers and staff. Shri Dattatraya visited every room of HSCWC and checked how HSCWC is contributing towards children’s holistic development!
Atul Dwivedi, IAS, Secretary to the Governor, Smt. Parisha Sharma, Vice President, HSCWC, Shri Praveen Attray, General Secretary and Shri OP Mehra were also present during the Governor’s visit. Shri Dattatraya said that due to Covid-19 pandemic, children have to face many problems for the last two years. “Children were deprived of various activities being carried out in the District Child Welfare Centre. It is the responsibility of all employees of HSCWC to implement all programmes effectively for their physical, mental and educational development,” said Shri Dattatraya.The Governor said that under the learning facility at Bal Bhawans, Mini Bal Bhawans in the State, children should be developed according to their interests by enhancing their skills and activities related to pre-training. There is also a need to increase their rehabilitation and counselling activities.He said that children’s talent can be further honed by providing them with a good library facility, craft centre, coaching classes on Sundays and regular classes for the children at Bal Bhawans on a regular basis to bridge the gap caused by Covid-19. “If we can fully develop the future generation of the country, then surely India will become stronger and more developed,” he said.The Governor also gave instructions regarding keeping cleanliness, maintaining filing and keeping other details updated. Shri Dattatraya said that lack of funds would not be allowed to be a hurdle in the matter of development of children. All round development of children will be ensured with the cooperation of the State government, said Shri Dattatraya.