On the occasion of 68th Republic Day of India, the Women Welfare Group of Ghaffar Manzil organised an event in children’s park on Thursday, writes Tahreema Ahmed.
All the residents enthusiastically took part in the Republic day celebrations of the colony.
The event encouraged the feeling of patriotism and togetherness as it was the first time the Republic Day celebration was organised in Ghaffar Manzil colony.
Cultural activities were held and the gathering was treated with some spectacular musical feast
The whole colony joined the celebrations and patriotic song reverberated in the surroundings. It was followed by a beautiful dance and cheerful qawallis along with some lovely poems by the young kids and a skit by the group of some talented children.
To mark the importance of the occasion pigeons were also released as a symbol of peace. Overall, the entire event was amazingly mesmerising and ended on a very positive note.
Okhlatimes.com reported that the Republic Day celebrations were held in other parts of Okhla too. In Abul Fazal Enclave at thokar number 4 stages were set for the grand celebrations since early morning.
Flag was unfurled at Abul Fazal Enclave in front of the fruit bazaar. In other places too the Tricolour was unfurled.
Jamia Millia Islamia too celebrated the Republic Day with all fanfares.