JAMMU, Aug 12:On the eve of coming Independence Day a special live music concert was organised at Government Women College, here today.Minister of State for Education, Information, and Culture Priya Sethi was the chief guests on the occasion.The concert was organised by RD & Kishore Fan Club to mark the celebrations of Independence Day 2015.
Prominent social activist of the area, Mr. Yudvir Sethi was also present on the occasion.Director, Doordarshan Kendra Jammu Ms Anjali Sharma and noted journalist Vivek Sharma were guests of honour on the occasion.Prominent among others who attended the function include, Founder of the RD & Kishore Fan Club, Sunil Sharma, Principal, Government Women College, Parade Dr. Renu Goswami, Ms Mehra, Vinod Sharma, Kamal Sharma, Samit Sharma, Ravi Sharma, Parshant Bhat, Ms Tanvi Narula, Ms Renu Anthony, Manu Wahi and Ajay Kohli.
Appreciating efforts of the organisers, Ms. Priya said that musical concert on the occasion of the Independence Day is a novel concept and the club deserves special appreciation for the efforts. She said the Independence Day celebrations should be grand in every way and all should participate with enthusiasm and joy to mark the day.She said that on the day whole Nation salutes the freedom fighters who fought against the British colonisers and made supreme sacrifices for their mother land.
“We are indebted to those great men and women of our country who stood against the oppressors and fought for ensuring that future generations are born in a free country,” she added.Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Yudhvir Sethi lauded efforts of the singers and the organisers for organising the show. He said music is a potent tool by which younger generations can be made aware about importance of the Day. He said youth is future of the country and youth energy can be channelized into constructive nation building by making them realise the sacrifices which have been made by the freedom fighters for the nation.
“Our younger generations must be made aware about the great freedom struggle and the sacrifices with which the nation has won the independence,” he added.Local singers and artists enthralled the audiences with their mesmerising performances and the performers and the organizers were felicitated by the chief guests.