Heggade, Kamath, Hegde in PM’s 75th Independence Committee

 Heggade, Kamath, Hegde in PM’s 75th Independence Committee
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Mangaluru, March 06, 2021: Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr. D Veerendra Heggade, Cardiologist and educationist Dr. B M Hegde, and ICICI founder K V Kamath are part of the 259 member committee set to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence.

The Committee has several Kannadigas including Dr Veerendra Heggade, Dr B M Hegde, K V Kamath, Nandan Nilekani, H R Nagendra, Rahul Dravid, Prakash Padukone, Jaggi Vasudev and Sri Sri Ravishankar.

The Government has constituted the National Committee under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of India with 259 Members, for which a Gazette Notification has been issued yesterday.

The National Committee includes dignitaries and eminent citizens from all walks of life. The Committee will provide policy direction and guidelines for the formulation of programs for the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence, at the national and international levels.

The celebrations are proposed to be launched 75 weeks prior to 15th August 2022 i.e. on 12 March 2021, which is the 91st anniversary of the historic Salt Satyagraha led by Mahatma Gandhi. To discuss modalities relating to preparatory activities under the commemoration beginning from 12th March 2021, with the members of the High-Level Committee, it has been decided to convene the first meeting of the Committee on 8th March 2021.

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