The state government has made arrangements for the Vande Mataram singing programme in Bhopal in a new form. Under the new system, the Police band will start at 10.45 a.m. from the Shaurya Smarak and reach Vallabh Bhavan playing different patriotic songs.
The general public can also accompany the Police band. Once the band and the public reach the Vallabh Bhavan, the national anthem “Jana-Gana-Mana” and the national-song “Vande-Mataram” will be sung.
Officers and employees of the State Government will also take part in Vande Matram Programme to be held at the campus of Vallabh Bhavan.
The new Vande Mataram singing programme will be organized on the first working day of every month only. The members of the State Cabinet including Chief Minister will take part in the programme turn wise.
The programme has been made attractive in the new form and the common people will be encouraged to join it. With the participation of the masses, the Vande Mataram singing programme will become one of Bhopal’s center of attraction.
The Vande Matram programme will also take place in a festive manner at Division/District Headquarters on the first working day, immediately before the start of the office every month. The National Anthem and National Song will be recited in the programme.
It is to be noted that earlier the “Vande Mataram” singing programme was organized by the General Administration Department of the state government only with the participation of government officials / employees on the first working day of every month.
Now the participation of the Police band and the general public has also been ensured in the programme.