KHANDWA: The 72nd Republic Day was celebrated with fervor at the local Khandwa Stadium. The main guest, the Minister of Forests, Dr Kunwar Vijay Shah, raised the tricolor and greeted the parade. He read the message from Chief Minister of State Shivraj Singh Chouhan and threw colorful balloons into the sky.

Different departments displayed their diagrams through flip charts. A short play on the service of the dial 100 was organized by the police department.

The staff of the health department, the medical department, the municipality, have been rewarded for their services in the midst of the Covid -19 epidemic. The municipal corporation painting won the first prize, the panchayat district won the second, and the Department of Women and Child Development won the third prize.

Khandwa MP Devendra Verma and collector Anay Dwivedi were in attendance along with other program officials.