The 18th State Foundation Day will be celebrated on November 8-10 with various programmes held on these three days. A meeting for the preparation for these days was chaired by the Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh. The main Government buildings in Dehradun and other districts will be illuminated with small bulbs, informed the additional chief secretary Radha Raturi.
The martyrs of Dehradun who lost their lives in statehood moment will be paid homage on that day in the morning and in the evening a cultural event will be held in the evening on Nov 8 and 10 in the town hall. The Governor Baby Rani Maurya will take part in the parade on the last day of the occasion at 10 AM.
Besides all these programmes, the school education department will hold Uttarakhand quiz competition at the block, district and state levels. The Governor will inaugurate the Saras Mela that will be organized by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) department.
The other members present at that meeting were the director general of police Anil Kumar Raturi, principal secretary, home, Anand Wardhan, and other officials concerned.