Chufal leads ‘Tiranga Yatra’ at Indo-Nepal border areas
Pithoragarh, August 16
More than 5000 people of 50 villages, situated on the Indo- Nepal border constituencies of Dharchula and Didihat took part in the ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in this border district on Independence day. The ‘Tiranga Yatra’ was led by BJP MLA and former State BJP chief and former minister Bishan Singh Chufal which in local parlance was called Hito border yatra meant ‘Walking towards Border with National Flag’.
“We took out the ‘Tiranga Yatra’ at realising the concept of vibrant villages at the Indo-china and Indo-Nepal borders and paying tributes to the martyrs hailing from these border villages of country,” said Chufal.
The ‘Tiranga Yatra’ started from Garbiyang in Dharchula assembly constituency to Kanri village in Didihat constituency. ” We paid tributes to martyrs at various villages along the 65 km long route including martyrs Lalit Singh Garbiyang at Garbiyang village and martyr Bhawani Chand in Kanri village,” said Chufal.
Almora MP Ajay Tamta, who was also part of the ‘Tiranga Yatra’, claimed that over 5000 villagers from over 50 villages situated on the Indo Nepal border took part in the yatra.”The Yatra passed through Garbiyang, Kalika, Baluakot, Bagarihat, Sunkholi, Titri, Ghigrani, Dhaulisera, Bagarigaon, Amtari, Taleswar Githigara Jhoolaghat and Kanri villages situated on the Indo -Nepal border.”The ‘Tiranga Yatra’ was also accompanied by SSB jawans, village elders as well as BJP district chief Girish Joshi and former Kerala DGP, S Jungpangi,” said Ajay Tamta.BJP MP and former union minister.