From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network
Bengaluru, Aug 13: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai hoisted the national flag at his private residence in RT Nagar in Bengaluru on Saturday as part of the Union Government’s Har Ghar Tiranga campaign.
Bommai wife Channamma, son Bharat and Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr K Sudhakar were present.
Later, the Chief Minister launched the Tiranga drive on the steps of Vidhana Soudha as part of the Kannada and Culture Department’s Har Ghar Tiranga function.
Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, Raghunath Rao Malkapure, ministers Dr K Sudhakar, Byrathi Basavaraj, Sunil Kumar and Chief Secretary Vandita Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary Dr Rajneesh Goel, Dr Shalini Rajneesh and others were present.
Speaking at the function, the Chief Minister called upon the youth to come forward to build a strong and glorious India. ‘Country first, we come later, should be the motto’, he said urging all to eschew narrow and selfish interests to serve the country.
Bommai mentioned that people were prepared to suffer and even die for the country during the freedom struggle. It is now the duty of all citizens to work unitedly for the country’s unity, he said and vowed to work for contributing US $ 1 trillion from Karnataka in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of building a UA $ 5 trillion economy.