|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Nov 8: The J&K State Bharat Scouts and Guides, Jammu celebrated its foundation Day/Flag Day here today at SHQ Gandhi Nagar in which about 200 Scouts/Guides, Scouters/Guiders and heads of various institutions participated. On the occasion, Kavinder Gupta, MLA Gandhi Nagar (Ex-Deputy Chief Minister) was the chief guest. The programme was given start with all-faith prayer. Some Scouts and Guides and Scouters/Guiders also spoke on the importance of this auspicious day and it was followed by some cultural items pertaining to the occasion. "Dr SRI RAM MEMORIAL AWARD" was also given away to the year's Best Guide Captain Joyti Verma from Jammu Division. Pre-ALT Certificates were got delivered to Dr Inder Bhushan Mishra, Kishore Kumar, Madan Mohan Sharma and Kasturi Lai Sharma. Speaking on the occasion, chief guest Kavinder Gupta blessed the Scouts and Guides and appreciated the steps being taken to spread the message of this noble movement to every corner of the state. He felt highly impressed that this movement is trying to cultivate basic values such as commitment, conviction, character, courtesy and cheerfulness in the young Scouts & Guides which is the need of the hour.