In a nationwide initiative dedicated to the heroes who have made sacrifices for the country, the campaign “Meri Mati Mera Desh” was observed at the Manan Kendra Gangtok. The event was graced by the distinguished presence of the Governor and the Chief Minister.
The campaign, which aims to honor the sacrifices made by heroes for the nation, unfolded at the Manan Kendra in the capital city. The Governor of Sikkim, Shri Laxman Prasad Acharya, was the Chief Guest, while Honorable Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang was present as the special guest. The event marked the first phase of the program, with the formal inauguration of the Shilapalakam, a symbol of heroism, within the premises of the Manan Kendra.
Following the inauguration, the national tricolor flag was hoisted, accompanied by a stirring performance of the national song by artists from the Department of Culture. Chief Secretary VV Pathak delivered a welcoming address, and the Governor administered the Pancha Prana oath to the attendees, reaffirming their dedication to the nation’s values.
The occasion also saw a presentation by the Department of Information and Public Relations on the “Har Ghar Trianga” campaign, a noble initiative aimed at fostering a sense of national pride in every household in Sikkim. The event also witnessed the launch of the pre-merger Central Acts Extension and Enforcement book prepared by the Law Department, as well as the inauguration of the “Amin Management System” by the Gangtok District Governor.
The “Meri Mati Mera Desh” campaign, inaugurated by the Governor and the Chief Minister, was further highlighted through a documentary prepared by the Department of Information and Public Relations. Additionally, the “Agriculture Research Management System” was launched, and the documentary “Veeron Ka Bandan” was presented, both showcasing the dedication to heroes.
As part of the program, a slogan writing competition on Total Fertility Rate (TFR) was organized by Sikkim Inspires under the Planning and Development Department. The cultural aspect was not left behind, as artists from the Department of Culture presented captivating performances, adding vibrancy to the event.
The “Meri Mati Mera Desh” campaign not only paid homage to the sacrifices of heroes but also unveiled various initiatives aimed at fostering unity, pride, and development across the state.