Everyone should be proud of our country
On the occasion of 71st Republic Day, Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice Mr. Ravi Shankar Jha unfurled the tricolor in the Punjab and Haryana High Court premises.
In his inaugural address, the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice Mr. Ravi Shankar Jha said that on January 26, 1950, the Constitution of India came into force. He said that everyone should always remember the supreme sacrifices of freedom fighters.
He said that when the country had got independence, the literacy rate was only 7 percent but now the country's literacy rate is 90 percent. He said that today we are residents of the fourth largest grain-producing country in the world. India has the largest youth population in the world and 25 Gigawatts of solar energy is being produced in India today, which clearly shows that the county is on the development track. He said that India has achieved many achievements in the field of railways, coast service, etc and is still moving swiftly towards the development track.
Speaking on the duties of everyone as citizens of the country, he said that on one hand the citizens are becoming aware of their rights but at the same time they should remember their duties. He said that everyone should be proud of our country and culture and whenever the need arises, we should always be ready to serve the nation and save the country.
On this occasion, Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Former Judge, Advocate General of Punjab and Haryana, Senior Standing Council of UT, Chandigarh, Judicial Officer, President, Officer and Member of Punjab and Haryana Bar Association, Member of Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, Senior Advocates, Police Officers, ITBP Officers and Court Officers and Staff were also present.
During the celebrations, colorful cultural programs were presented by school children of various schools and others in which they performed Himachali dance, Gidda, Haryanavi dance etc. The citation was also given to these children by the Chief Justice. The Chief Justice also honored the jawan leading the ITBP contingent by giving him a citation.