The Residents Welfare Association, 4th Block, Koramangala, has celebrated 68th Republic Day on January 26, at Swabhimana Park. C P Sarathy, Advocate and Sr. Citizen of 4th Block, hoisted the National Flag.
Speaking on the occasion, G M Shetty, President of the Association, has said that on 26th January 1950, the Constitution of India came into force and made India Sovereign, Socialistic, Secular and Democratic Country. He also added that every citizen in our country is equal in the eye of law and no one should suffer because of religion, caste, creed or race. Further, he mentioned that we should live together in peace, harmony and happiness as the people of one great nation and continue our efforts to make India a great nation and restore its past glory. Sri. Shetty also said that all of us should keep our neighborhood clean and tidy and thereby help the government in building the clean and green nation.
The function was concluded wth singing of the National Anthem and distribution of sweets.
At 3rd Block
Koramangala 3rd Block celebrated Republic Day with the national tricolour being unfurled at the Koramangala 3rd block park and Jakkasandra block park .
A group of children in the block unfurled the flag in the presence of RWA office bearers including President Vishwanath Kashyap Secretary Chitra Talwar and an enthusiastic crowd of residents.
Resident Lata Heble was proud to show the trophy – won by the 3rd Block Park in the Mysore Horticulture Society Flower Show conducted by the Department of Horticulture, successively for the past few years.
Republic Day at ST Bed Layout Kormangala 4th Block
Bal Vikas organised Sports Day on the occasion of the country’s 68th Republic Day for children age between 4- 15 years. Various sports events like Relay race, Lemon and spoon race, Hold the ball race, Join your Back race, Dress Uprace etcwere held in which the children participated enthusiastically. Different board games required to demonstrate mental skills like memory, focus, attention, problem solving were also organized to enhance mental abilities amongst children.
A board game based on current affairs was also organized which tested general knowledge through ‘guess the personality/ brand/event’.
Each game had a learning associated with it so that kids should learn while having fun. Around 80 kids with their parents participated in the event and won attractive prizes as a form of appreciation. Different residential members felicitated the winners. Earlier in the day, the National Flag was hoisted and the national anthem was sung by members of Resident Welfare Association and residents of ST bed Layout.
The entire event was planned and conceptualised by Sushma Ahuja, founder of Bal Vikas. Bal Vikas are the tuition and dance classes run free of cost for under privileged children in Kormangala, ST Bed Layout.