Jammu, November 07 (Scoop News) –The Annual Flag Day and Foundation Day of the J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides was celebrated at Raj Bhavan here this evening.
N. N. Vohra, Governor, who is the Patron of the J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides, speaking on the occasion, observed that it is a very happy occasion that, today, we are celebrating the Flag Day of the J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides. He emphasized the need for explaining to all students in the State, particularly the middle and high school students, the vital importance of this Day and suggested that the Youth Services Department should organize such activities on a regular basis as this would help in making the youth, particularly the Scouts and Guides, aware of their duties towards the nation as enshrined in the Constitution of our country. He suggested to J. P. Singh, Director Youth Services and Sports, who was present on the occasion, to prepare and distribute pamphlets, in all schools, which list National Duties for enlarging the awareness of our youth, adding that ways and means would be found to support such an initiative.
Referring to the need for establishment of the State Level Training Centre for the Bharat Scouts and Guides at
Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady, and R. S. Chib, Minister for Youth Services and Sports, were present on the occasion.
The Governor made a contribution to the Annual Flag Day Fund and wished the Scouts and Guides all success in their mission.
I. D. Soni, State Commissioner, J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides, in his welcome address dwelt on the activities of the organization and its future plans. He thanked the Governor for taking keen interest in the promotion of the Scouts and Guides movement in the State.
Earlier, after the Prayer, the Scouts and Guides presented Scarfs to the Governor and the Lady Governor and pinned on them the Flag Day stickers, what are symbols of the Scouts and Guides movement.
N. A. Khan, State Chief Commissioner, J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides, Mrs. Nasreen Khan, Guides Commissioner, J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides, senior functionaries of the organization, Scouts and Guides and Principals of various educational institutions were present on the occasion.