Kejriwal appeals people to celebrate Independence Day by hoisting tricolour, singing anthem

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 5: Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal today called for a massive celebration on the eve of the 75th Independence Day by hoisting tricolour and singing national anthem at 5 pm on August 14.
Arvind Kejriwal said, “Marking the 75th Independence Day, we will all hoist the Tiranga together and sing the national anthem with the national flag in our hand. Delhi Government will distribute 25 lakh Tirangas across the State and people to be given national flags in every mohalla and chowk of Delhi.”
Every student will be given a Tiranga in Government schools so that they can hoist them at home and sing the national anthem with the flag in their hands, he said.
He further said that there will be around 100 different celebrations across Delhi by holding Tiranga and singing the national anthem.
“We all must pledge to make India the greatest and the strongest nation in the world. We have to realise and remember that India can’t become the number one nation of the world until every child gets excellent education, every citizen gets world-class healthcare, every household gets power and water supply, every youth gets employment and women get a safe atmosphere to live in,” Delhi CM said.
He said, “India is entering the celebrations of the 75th Independence Day with full jubilation. We can all the excitement and joy amongst the citizens over this. Everyone is trying to celebrate it in their own way, be it the State Governments, the Central Government, our institutions or our public, everyone is trying their best. Several initiatives like Har Ghar Tiranga and Har Haath Tiranga are being organised to pump more joy into our celebrations.”
He added that they have planned a mega ‘Tiranga’ distribution drive in Delhi to fulfil this purpose. Whoever can buy the national flag themselves can do so, children can paint their flags, while the Delhi Government will distribute 25 lakh Tricolours all over Delhi, he informed.
The CM said, “I too, will sing the national anthem with a Tiranga in my hand. There will be about 100 different programs organised in Delhi where 130 crores Indians will pledge together to make India the number one country of the world.”