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    J&K gears up for 73rd Independence Day celebrations

    Published on August 14, 2019

    Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik will hoist the national flag at the main function of the Independence Day at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar tomorrow for which all arrangements have been made.

    This was stated by J&K Government Spokesperson Rohit Kansal while addressing media persons in Srinagar today. He said that in Jammu, the Independence Day celebrations would be led by an advisor to the governor while celebrations would be held at divisional, district and sub-district levels as well.

    Mr. Kansal said that all arrangements for the smooth celebrations of the Independence Day have been made adding full dress rehearsals in this regard were held in all districts of the Kashmir Valley yesterday.

    Mr. Kansal said that overall situation in Kashmir Valley has remained calm since the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 and the government has given further relaxation in “prohibitory orders” in many areas.

    Kansal assured that there is no shortage of essential supplies in the Kashmir Valley and hospitals and other civil facilities are functioning normally.

    Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has asked all the deputy commissioners to direct sarpanches to hoist the national flag in their respective panchayats on Independence Day.

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