‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ BJP has adopted this nationwide programme from August 9 on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The programme titled ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ (my soil my country), with the tagline ‘Mitti ko naman, veeron ka vandan’, is a nationwide people-led “Jan bhagidari” (public participation) initiative to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence,
This program will continue till August 30. In total, there are five components of the programme — erecting statues and name plates of martyrs, paying tributes to them, collecting soil from every block for Amrit Vatika at Kartavya Path, hoisting of national flag at every home and taking the pledge of Panch Pran.
Soil will be collected from various panchayats and taken to the capital Delhi.
Mayor, Agartala Municipal Corporation Dipak Majumdar collected soil in a program organized at the AMC ward no 16 office of AMC on Wednesday.
Later he planted trees. “The soil will be collected from every ward of the Municipal Corporation and then the soil will go to Delhi” said Mayor Dipak Majumdar.