District admistration celebrates 72nd Republic Day at Nehru Maidan

5:21 PM, Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Republic Day Mangaluru : The 72nd Republic Day was celebrated at the Nehru Maidan on January 26, Tuesday on behalf of the DK District Administration.

District-in-charge minister Kota Srinivas Poojary hoisted the Indian Tri-colour after receiving the guard of honour at Nehru Maidan Ground.

Republic-Day Speaking on the occasion, the minister said the various initiatives of the Union and the state governments and also mentioned that the a 450-kilometer long natural gas pipeline between Kochi and Mangalore at a cost of Rs 3,000 crore. A fishing port at Kulai costing 196.51 crores. The first Coast Guard Academy of the nation would come up at Kenjar near Bajpe. He said the Centre has provided a grant of Rs 1,000 crore for this project.

The Minister said a new 11 storied market complex would come up at a cost of Rs 144 crore in place of the existing old central market building and added that a swimming pool of international standards would be constructed at Emmekere at a cost of Rs 22 crores. He said the Centre has given its go ahead for a bus terminus at Pumpwell at a cost of Rs 445 crores.

DK Deputy Commissioner Dr Rajendra K V, City Police Commissionre N Shashi Kumar, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLA Vedavyas Kamath, Mayor Diwaker Pandeshwar, Mangaluru TP Chief Mohammad Monu and others were present.



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