CM Dr. Manik Saha urges for proper implementation of 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh’ project in Tripura

Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha on Monday chaired a meeting here at Agartala secretariat to review the state’s preparedness for implementation of the 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh’ programme, which envisions a unified celebration of India's soil and valour, commemorating the nation's journey of freedom and progress.

Chief Minister Dr. Saha said that 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh’ will be the concluding programme of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav which celebrates 75 years of India’s Independence. The nationwide campaign Har Ghar Tiranga organised last year was a roaring success and this year even a more ambitious programme 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh’ is being rolled out under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, he added.

He further elaborated that an 'Amrit Kalash Yatra' will be conducted, carrying soil from 58 blocks of the state and 1 from the area of Agartala Municipal Corporation. The Chief Minister Dr. Saha however instructed for sending the pots in a well decorated manner to Delhi.

He also instructed the District Magistrates for proper implementation of the campaign across the districts of the state.

Secretary of the Department of Information and Culture Affairs Pradeep Kumar Chakraborty said that 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh' drive will be conducted nationwide from August 9 till August 30Besides, 'Har Ghar Tiranga' will be celebrated from August 13 till August 15 this year just like previous year.

As part of the 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh’ programme 116 Amrit Kalash will be brought to Agartala from 58 blocks (2 pots each) of the state as a part of 'Meri Mitti Mera Desh' initiative. An Amrit Vatika will be created amalgamating a potful soil of AMC and potful soil from 58 blocks, he informed further.


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