74th independence day of Gilgit to be celebrated today

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The 74th indepen dence day of Gilgit will be celebrated with traditional zeal and fervour tomorrow [1st November].

Social, political and literary circles have finalized various events to celebrate the historic event in a befitting manner.

The main function of the Independence Day will be held in Chinar Garden. The chief guest will hoist national flag, lay floral wreath on the graves of the martyrs and offer Fatiha at the Yadgar-e- Shahuda.

The Independence Day of Gilgit is marked on 1st November every year as the Gilgit Scouts had liberated their homeland from the Dogra Raj in 1947 and arrested the Dogra governor Ghansara Singh.

A colourful function will also be held at helipad ground in Jutial Gilgit in connection with Independence Day.—Agencies

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