The 70th Republic Day was celebrated at National Academy of Direct Taxes and South Eastern Central Railway (SECR) with great enthusiasm.
At a programme held at the NADT campus, Chief Director General; Asha Agrawal hoisted the national flag and took the guard of honour.
Additional Director General (1); Dr Rajeev Ranade, Additional Director General (2); Noushi Jahan Ansari, Additional Director General (3); Leena Shrivastav, all the faculties and members, trainee officers of batch 71 and 72 along with employees were present on the occasion.
The SECR organised the Republic Day programme at the Railway Sports Stadium at Motibag Ground. Divisional Railway Manager; Shobhana Bandopadhyay unfurled the tricolor and accepted the guard of honour from the RPF, Scout Guide and Civil Defence platoons.
She read out the message of SECR General Manager and appealed to all the employees to perform their duties with full devotion and sincerity that will enable the Division to set new benchmarks. The Scout Guide and students of Bhola School presented colorful cultural programmes.
Celebration at Little Steps School:
The Little Step School at Ajni Railway Colony also celebrated the 70th Republic Day with patriotic fervor. Ms Bandopadhyay hoisted the national flag. Kids of the school presented beautiful cultural programmes. A large number of railway employees were present on the occasion.