Admn. to celebrate 74th anniv. of First Flag Hoisting

Port Blair
27 Dec 2017

A&N Administration is all set to celebrate 74th anniversary of First Flag Hoisting day on  December 30  in a befitting manner ensuring participation of general public. The main function will be held at the Memorial of 30th December, opposite Andaman Club where Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, will hoist the National Flag at 8 AM. On the occasion Lt. Governor will felicitate nine veteran Islanders who were members of Indian National Army and Indian Independence League, Andaman Branch.  A large number of members of Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS) will be attending the function.  All citizens have been requested to attend the function and be seated before 7.30 am on December 30.  The flag hoisting at 8.00 am would be preceded by laying of wreath at Martyr’s Column, Cellular Jail by Chief Secretary, A&N Administration at 7.50 am, laying of wreath at 1857 Memorial, Marina Park and Memorial of Battle of Aberdeen at 7.40 am as well as floral tribute at Netaji Statue, Marina Park at 7.30 am by Chairperson, PBMC. . As a part of the celebration, free entry will be allowed to Cellular Jail from 9 am to 4 pm on that day