As India is celebrating the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate the glorious 75 years of independence, the local residents of Patna, Bihar came together on Makar Sankranti brimming with nationalistic fervour and participated in rangoli making and kite flying competition on January 14.
Union Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Meenakshi Lekhi, Union Minister of State, Ministry of Textiles, Darshan Vikram Jardosh along with the secretaries of Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles joined online in the programme and interacted with the participants of the ‘Udaan Utsav’ from different locations of the country. The ministers and secretaries greeted India on ‘Makar Sankranti’ and wished for a grand success of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
A beautiful rangoli that showcased the national bird, India Gate, Indian Army, female hockey player, Taj Mahal and Lord Shiva were made. Simultaneously kids, youngsters and beautiful ladies were all decked up and enthusiastically participated in kite flying festival.
The participants said that though they were not witness to the first rising sun of independent India in 1947, but the ongoing ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav had made them aware about the about freedom fighters from every nook and corner of India. They took pride in India’s glorious journey over the last 75 years and vowed to take it newer heights.