The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh on Monday decided to dedicate the 47th Rose Festival to the martyred CRPF jawans at Pulwama terror attack and cancel all cultural events.
A meeting was held in the MCC office which was attended by K.K. Yadav, Commissioner, MCC, and others where detailed discussions were held in which it was unanimously decided that the whole festival will be dedicated to Nation and patriotism and all cultural events have been cancelled.
It was decided that patriot songs and instrumental performances will be showcased during the event.
A few traditional competitions for children will be organized in simple functions including Rose Prince & Princess, display of photography competition, kite flying competition (in tricolour only), Rose Quiz and on the spot painting competition.
The money saved will be dedicated to the families of Martyrs of CRPF jawans.
Cultural evening of patriotic songs & plays will be organized on February 23 at main stage Rose Garden, dedicated to the brave soldiers.
Besides, this plays on patriotism, songs and dance performances on patriotic songs will be the part of during various competitions.