Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in Chandigarh: Kamal Heer enthralls audience on final day
Chandigarh, March 13, 2022 (Babushahi Bureau) The Iconic Week celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ came to an end for the City Beautiful on Sunday here. The festival which started on 6th March 2022 saw active and enthusiastic participation by the dwellers of Tricity. UT Adviser Dharam Pal was the chief guest of the musical evening organised by the Tourism Department.
The final day of the mega week started with a cycle rally in which the Sports department organised a 75 km cycle ride within the city in collaboration with Cyclegarh. 80 riders from the Cyclegarh group participated in this event. Director Sports, Tejdeep Singh Saini, PCS along with Joint Director Sports, Dr. Sunil Rayat honoured the enthusiastic cyclists with medals, certificates, and T-shirts to mark the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
For the fitness enthusiasts of the city, Govt. College of Yoga Education and Health organized a Mass Yoga Demonstration at Sector 17, Plaza in the morning.
Day-long cultural programs by NZCC engaged the art lovers for the entire day. A Magic show and a short play based on a patriotic theme conducted by Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Academy kept the residents glued to their seats at Leisure Valley, Sector 10. The kids of the city were also entertained and thrilled by amusement parks and joy rides.
Delicious foods in the food court were also relished by the localities. The event ended with a breathtaking performance by the Punjabi singer Kamal Heer.