KVIC organises ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in Mumbai to celebrate 75 years of Independence

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On the occasion of 76th Independence Day, Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Shri Manoj Kumar unfurled the National flag in the premises of KVIC in Mumbai.

In his key note address Shri Manoj Kumar said, Amrit Mahotsav will strengthen the spirit of patriotism by uniting the countrymen in one thread.  ‘Gandhiji believed that nation will be strong only when the villages are made strong, let us resolve to fulfill Gandhiji’s dream with our tireless efforts’, he added.  Speaking on the occasion, he said that this is the first time that so much effort has been made by the government to promote Khadi through national and international forums. He mentioned about the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio program “Mann Ki Baat” and other efforts.

Shri Kumar said that Khadi and Village Industries Commission will strengthen Khadi and Village Industries sector by focussing on economic development. He said ‘KVIC is a multi-faceted organization where various schemes are being implemented for the upliftment of all sections along with the person standing in the last row of the society’, he added.

Various Cultural Programme like orchestra, Puppet Show, Storytelling on Spinning Yarn and  Kavi Sammelan were also organised at KVIC Office Mumbai.

To encourage public regarding the use of Khadi, KVIC organized “Tiranga Yatra” from Church Gate Station to Marine Drive, in which thousands of Khadi Artisans, Khadi workers besides KVIC employees and officials participated. Earlier, “Tiranga Yatra” have been organized by all the regional offices of KVIC across the country since August 11.


(Source: KVIC)

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