Jalandhar, January 26, 2020: Contingent of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was adjudged the best contingent of parade during the Republic Day celebrations while patriotic cultural items presented by the HMV College bagged the first prize in cultural items during the celebrations.
The Chief Guest of the day and Cooperation and Jails Minister Punjab Sukhjinder Randhawa, accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police . Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, handed over the prizes and certificates to winners. Sanjay Kumar of the CRPF received the prize on behalf of CRPF contingent whereas Mr. Kuldeep Singh of ITBP received the second best prize. Likewise, contingent of Punjab Police Women-led ASI Parminder Kaur also bagged the award while contingent of Punjab Home Guards led by Sub Inspector Kuldeep Singh bagged consolation prizes. Amongst senior division of National Cadet Corps (NCC), the contingent of NCC Army and Air Force jointly bagged the first prize.
In the junior division of NCC, the contingent of NCC Boys bagged the first prize. Amongst the Scouts, the contingent of DSSD school bagged the first prize whereas the Girls Guide of Lyallpur Khalsa School bagged the first prize amongst the guides. Likewise, cultural item Rajasthani folk dance presented by the HMV College bagged first prize in cultural items during the celebrations. The contingents of Parho Punjab and District Legal Services Authority also bagged prizes. The tableaus of Municipal Corporation bagged the first prize, the tableau of Education department bagged the second prize and that of Rural Development bagged the third prize.
The Minister also felicitated the parade commander Ankur Gupta , who led the splendid march past. The Chief guest also congratulated the district administration for spectacular show of cultural items during the Republic Day celebrations. He also gave away consolation prizes to other participants.