Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankariya
The closing event of the central function was held in Delhi and 75 stations selected as “Azadi Ki Stations”were connected through Video Conference with the Central Location at Delhi for Live Telecast of the function.
Maddur and vidurashwatha were “Azadi Ki Stations”selected from Bengaluru Division.
Shyam singh,Divisional Railway Manager, Bengaluru Division honoured the freedom fighter Shri K.T.Chandu and his son Puva Chandu at Maddur Railway Station.
Shyam Singh briefed about the purpose of organizing Iconic Week.shri.Chandu expressed his happiness about ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. He also shared his feelings regarding his participation in freedom struggle.
Dr. H.K. Mariyappa Convent School Children presented cultural programmes on Indian national movement.
In Vidurashwatha,N.H.Shivashankara Reddy,MLA vidurashwatha was present in the function.He called upon people to come together irrespective of caste, creed and religion and work for the welfare of the nation.
Ms.Jhansi Rani Lakshmibai,Daughter of M.V. krishnamachar,Smt Jyothi Reddy wife of Nagaiah Reddy,Parvathamma,Wife of M.V. Rudraiah, Ashwatha Narayana Rao,Son of Sadashiva Rao, Abdul Rehman,son of Baran Sab,Ashok,son of Sampanna all of whom hailed from the family of Freedom Fighters were the guests of Honour.
Smt Kusuma Hariprasad,Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Admin) welcomed and felicitated the guests of Honour.
Smt Kusuma hariprasad briefed about the relevance of celebration of Iconic Week of “Azadi ki Rail Gadi Aur Stations”.
The guests shared their experiences during the times freedom struggle they witnessed as family members of freedom fighters.
Children of Kasturaba Gandhi Government School presented patriotic songs and cultural programmes.Staff of Railway enacted a skit on the theme of national movement and national unity.