Bhopal: The Republic Day was celebrated
with enthusiasm throughout Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.
At the function held at the Lal Parade ground
here, the State Governor, Rameshwar Thakur hoisted the
national flag and took the salute at an impressive march past
by contingents of various security forces.
In his speech on the occasion, the Governor called
upon the people to become participants in the development
Thakur said that today was a day to remember those
martyrs who had sacrificed their lives for the country and
to take a pledge for building the nation anew.
Various tableaux from government departments, a dance
programme by school children and a horse show by the sports
department were the highlights of the programme.