Mangaluru, Aug 13: Celebrations are on all over India as India celebrates 75th year of Independence and to make this meaningful and grand, the celebrations have already begun at Valencia Church.
At Valencia church the celebrations had begun on August 15, 2021 with hoisting of mega flag which was hoisted on a 50ft pole. An initiative was made to distribute national flags which was successfully hoisted by the parishioners last year.
Amrit ka Mahostav began at Valencia church on August 13 after the 6.30 am mass, as mark of Har Ghar Tiranga a campaign launched by the government of India as a follow up initiative the parish priest distributed the national flags to all the Gurkars.
Assistant parish priest Fr Vijay Monterio, Fr William Barracas, Parish Council secretary Rita Menezes, convener of 21 commissions Steevan Rodrigues and Vinay Lobo were present during the distribution.