Jammu and Kashmir: Panchayat officials, locals celebrate Republic Day in Kupwara
Kupwara: Locals and panchayat officials of Langate tehsil at Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district joined to celebrate Republic Day on Tuesday.
Despite the snow and harsh cold, the locals, including children and panchayat officials gathered at the ground of the government school of the tehsil. The event was also attended by Army and police officials, reports ANI.
The national flag was played and the national anthem was played during the occasion.
India celebrated Republic Day on Tuesday.
"The event is being held to educate the children on the motive to celebrate the Republic Day," Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) of Langate Manzoor Ahmad told ANI.
"This Republic Day, we hope that there will be peace and prosperity in the Union Territory," Ahmad said. "I feel good as the children joined us in the celebrations despite the harsh cold," he added.