Mangalore, Jan 26: DK District in-charge Minister and State Forest Minister B Ramanatha Rai hoisted national flag to celebrate the 65th Republic Day celebration organized by District Administration held at Nehru Maidan on January 26, Sunday.
Delivering the Republic Day speech, Rai said that it is the duty of every citizen to respect the Constitution of India and follow fundamental rights and duties.
He also stressed the need for unity among citizens and giving equal status to people from all communities and classes.
It is the responsibility of every citizen to contribute towards the development of the society as well as the nation, he said.
The teams including Police Force, NSS, NCC and Bharat Seva Dal volunteers from various schools and colleges took out a parade.
The students from New Delhi Public School, MRPL presented the Cultural programmes.
As a part of event, Vintage Car Rally was organized displaying wide range of cars including Austin of 1932, Fiat Elegant of 1954, Willy’s Jeeps and Ford vehicles, two wheelers like Lambretta, Royal Enfield Jawa and Yezdi attracting the large audience.