Nagaland Chief Secretary emphasizes on active participation of public in ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ campaign

Kohima: Youth volunteers to collect soil from various locations to be transported to Kartavya Path, New Delhi for the program finale

BY | Tuesday, 8 August, 2023

Nagaland’s Chief Secretary, J. Alam, IAS, presided over a comprehensive review meeting concerning the ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ campaign where he emphasized the significance of active participation from citizens across the state in the campaign. The meeting took place at the Chief Secretary’s Conference Hall in Kohima on Tuesday, DIPR informed.

The campaign has been organized as a culmination of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to honor the sacrifices of brave individuals who gave their lives for the nation.

Chief Secretary Alam directed District Administrations to seek cooperation and assistance from the public while ensuring proper documentation of events. In addition, he held discussions with all District Commissioners (DCs) present at the meeting, reviewing the preparations made in their respective districts.

Alam underscored the importance of adhering to directives issued by the Central Government to ensure the smooth and successful execution of the ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ campaign in the state. The meeting was conducted in a hybrid mode, with participation from relevant department officials and all DCs across Nagaland.

The ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ campaign includes various activities, such as erecting memorials in villages and towns to pay tribute to the fallen heroes, hoisting of national flags, taking pledges while holding a fistful of soil, and planting 75 saplings of indigenous trees. Youth volunteers will collect soil from various locations to be transported to Kartavya Path, New Delhi, where the final event will be held.

Village-level programs are scheduled from 9-15 August, block-level and larger urban local bodies (ULBs) between 16-20 August, state-level programs by 25 August 25, and the finale in New Delhi on 29 or 30 August 2023.

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