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Independence Day 2022: Maharashtra village sets up 15 loudspeakers to play national anthem every day

Independence Day 2022: The national anthem will be played on the loudspeakers from the gram panchayat every morning. The village located in Aurangabad tehsil has a population of 4,000.

PTI Reported By: PTI Aurangabad Published on: August 09, 2022 19:32 IST
The step was taken by the authorities in Patoda village to
Image Source : REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE/FILE PHOTO The step was taken by the authorities in Patoda village to celebrate 75 years of the country’s independence.

Highlights

  • The step was taken by the village authorities to celebrate 75 years of the country’s independence
  • The national anthem will be played on the loudspeakers from the gram panchayat every morning
  • Panchayat also initiated process to obtain permission for permanently unfurling the national flag

Independence Day 2022: A village in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district has set up 15 loudspeakers to play the national anthem every day, as part of an initiative to mark the 75th year of India's independence.

The step was taken by the authorities in Patoda village to celebrate 75 years of the country’s independence and the practice will continue permanently, former sarpanch Bhaskar Pere said.

The national anthem will be played on the loudspeakers from the gram panchayat every morning, he said. The village located in Aurangabad tehsil has a population of 4,000.

"We have so far installed 10 loudspeakers in Patoda using gram panchayat funds. Five more devices will be installed soon. We have commenced playing the national anthem from this morning," village development officer Pundalik Patil said.

The gram panchayat has also initiated the process to obtain permissions for permanently unfurling the national flag in the village, he said. 

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