Nagpur: Mayor Pravin Datke unfurled the tricolor at the Republic Day function of Nagpur Municipal Corporation held at its headquarters premises. He also inspected the parade and took salute from the marching contingents.
The parade was organized under the leadership of Chief Fire Officer Rajendra Uchke. Personnel and trainees of Fire and Emergency Department and Regional Fire Brigade, Kalamna participated in the parade. Lakadganj Zone Fire Station Chief Mohan Gudhde and Kalamna Zone Chief Chandrakant Tiwari led the two platoons of Fire Brigade. The atmosphere went patriotic with the singing of “Jayo Stute,” “Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo” and other nationalist songs.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion include Additional Commissioners Dr Ramnath Sonavane, Dr R Z Siddiqui, Ravindra Kumbhare, Deputy Commissioners Dr Ranjana Lade, Ravindra Devtale, Jayant Dandegaonkar, Transport Manager Shivaji Jagtap, NMC Secretary Harish Dubey, Assistant Commissioners Mahesh Dhamecha, Superintendent Engineer Dilip Jamgade, Chief Accounts and Finance Officer Madan Gadge, all department heads, all Returning Officers of zones, employees and citizens in large numbers.