RASHTRIYA EKTA DIWAS observed on SR’s Madurai Division on 31st October 2017

MADURAI: The Government observes 31st October all over the country as a day of special occasion, to foster and reinforce the Government’s dedication to preserve and strengthen Unity, Integrity and Security of our Nation, by celebrating it as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India.

On this occasion, Southern Railway, Madurai Division observes the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas between 08.00 hrs. to and 09.00 hrs. today (31.10.2017) at Madurai Jn. railway station in a befitting manner.

To commemorate the occasion floral tributes were paid to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, followed by administering the Pledge, March pasts by Railway Protection Force battalion, Band party performance by students of Railway Mixed Higher Secondary School, to mark the day for unity a cultural programe was performed by School students of Southern Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation and ‘Run for Unity’ Marathon flagged off by Ms. Neenu Ittyerah, Divisional Railway Manager and          Shri K. Veera Raghava Rao, District Collector, Madurai.

Shri P.V. Murali Krishna, Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Southern Railway Madurai Division and other railway officials  participated in the prgramme.

Similar programme was also held in other railway stations in the division, administered the pledge to officers and staff and led the run for unity.