Meghalaya celebrates 74th Republic Day

Shillong, Jan 26: Along with the rest of the country, Meghalaya celebrated the 74th Republic Day on January 26.

Meghalaya Day awardee Sweetymon Rynjah

In the function held at Polo Grounds, Meghalaya Governor, Brig. (Dr.) B D Mishra (Retd) unfurled the National Flag and took the salute of the marching contingents comprising the CRPF, East Khasi Hills DEF, 1st MLP Battalion, SF10, Indian Reserve Battalion from Arunachal Pradesh, NCC Boys and Girls, Indian Red Cross Society, Unitarian Higher Secondary School-Puriang, JNV-Mawphlang and Brass Band of Border Wing Home Guards.

Meghalaya Day awardee Dr Jennifer V Basaiawmoit

President’s Home Guards medals 

During the programme, announcement was made for the President’s Home Guards & Civil Defence Medal For Meritorious Service to  Homesingh Khongjoh, Havildar (HG), Bipul Khongwir, Havildar (HG), Ambrush A. Sangma, Havildar (HG) and Pynkhambor Harris Khongsngi, Senior Staff Officer (CD).

Meghalaya Day awardee Klingson D Marak

President’s Police Medals

Announcement was also made for the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service to Prodenson Sangma, Havildar, 1st MLP Bn, Mawiong and Police Medal for Meritorious Service to Upendra Mothey, ABSI, 2nd MLP Bn, Goeragre,Kolan Swer, Havildar and Ram Bahadur Sonar, ABC/32, Tura.

The best tableau was awarded to the Horticulture Department (1st place)

CM’s medals to police personnel 

Another announcement was for Chief Minister’s Police Medal-2022 to DGP Dr. L R Bishnoi,  former SP (city) Vivek Syiem, Asst. Commandant SF-10 Queenie A B Fancon,   Ravi K Sangma,, North Garo Hills, Marbin B Marak,, 5th MLP Bn, Samanda, East Garo Hills, Wisonroy Nongtdu, UBI, East Jaintia Hills, Simseng A Sangma, UBI, In-Charge Special Operation Team/Anti Narcotic Task Force, East Khasi Hills; Johnny Foster Thangkhiew, UBI, SB (HQ); Samuel Wanniang Sainsyiem, UBSI, SB (HQ), Ibashisha Kharpran, WPSI West Jaintia Hills; Nabin Chandra Barman, SBC, Special Branch, Rephika Mawlong, AB/WPC, Office of Superintendent of Police, East Khasi Hills; Wanjop Pakyntein, C.OPR, MPRO HQ, Shillong, Ibanri Syngkli, WP.BNC, 6th MLP Bn, Umran and Siddarth Thapa, BNC, 1st MLP Bn.

Meghalaya Day awards 

The governor handed over the U Tirot Sing Award 2023 for Arts and Culture to  Sweetymon Rynjah, Pa Togan N Sangma Award 2023 for Social Service to Dr Jennifer V Basaiawmoit and U Kiang Nangbah Award 2023 for Sports to Klingson D Marak.

Other highlights of the celebration included cultural programme and tableau presentation by the AH & Veterinary Department, DCIC-East Khasi Hills, Dairy Development, MSSDS, Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Social Welfare Department, Meghalayan Age Limited, Horticulture Department, Fisheries Department, Soil & Water Conservation Department, Forest & Environment Department and District Basin Development Unit-East Khasi Hills. The award for tableau was awarded to the Horticulture Department (1st place), AH & Veterinary Department (2nd place) and DCIC-East Khasi Hills (3rd place).

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