Imphal: The Indian National Flag Tiranga was hoisted at Mount Koubru as a part of the Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign which is celebrated under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrating the 75 glorious and historic years of India’s Independence.
The event was organised by the District Administration, Kangpokpi in collaboration with the Nehru Yuva Kendra Kangpokpi and Kangpokpi Forest Division.
The team comprising of various departments led by deputy commissioner Kengoo Zuringla, began climbing the mountain early in the morning at the Kanglatongbi Kangpokpi Reserved Forest.
Kengoo said, “The idea behind hoisting the Indian National Flag atop the Mount Koubru is celebration of the spirit of freedom and to be grateful to our motherland.” She called upon the citizens to participate in the celebration of Independence Week from August 11 to 17.
For the event, the divisional forest officer Kangpokpi issued necessary guidelines which included not to litter the mountain, harm plants/animals and disturb the surroundings at the area.
The Indian National Flags were hoisted at various government department offices and schools. Posters issued by the Directorate of Information and Public Relations in connection with the celebration of Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign were displayed at different locations.