An exhibition on ‘Celebrating the 75 years of India’s Independence’ was held at Female Health Workers Training School Auditorium, Rongkhon, Tura today.
The six-day programme was organised by Field Outreach Bureau, Tura and Regional Outreach Bureau, Shillong, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.
West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner, Ram Singh who attended the programme as chief guest highlighted the contributions and sacrifices of the freedom fighters and suggested that students should be advised to find out and learn about the life and history of each freedom fighters of the nation including that of Meghalaya like Pa Togan Nengminza, U Kiang Nongbah and U Tirot Sing which can be recited during the school assembly.
Field Publicity Officer, Tura Haihungbe Mpame informed that the main objectives of the event is to remind everyone of the value of freedom and to remember and pay tribute to the contributions of the freedom fighters who made the supreme sacrifices for India’s Independence.
He also informed that during the six days programme, students from different schools of the town would be visiting the exhibition on different days as scheduled.
Principal, teachers and students of the training school attended the function.