Dehradun, Aug 15 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday unfurled the national flag and led the 71st Independence Day celebrations in the state.
He also administered an oath for maintaining moral values to government officials and employees.
Governor Krishan Kant Paul also greeted the people on the occasion and said everyone should be proud of the fact that the state has become open defecation free.
He also unfurled the national flag at the Raj Bhavan and planted a sapling to mark the occasion.
Director General of Police Anil Kumar Raturi hoisted the flag at the police headquarters and administered the oath of national integration and unity to police officials and personnel present.
Policemen were also given various medals for performance on duty and valour.
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