Governor Rameshwar Thakur unfurled the national flag and took the salute at an impressive march past by various police forces as the state celebrated the 60th Republic day on Tuesday, said media reports.
Elaborating upon various developmental works being undertaken by the government, Thakur sought people’s cooperation in the further development of the state, report said.
“Madhya Pradesh has made huge progress and was taking several steps keeping in mind the requirements of all sections of the society,” he was quoted as saying at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal.
The governor said that the development works being implemented by his government in various fields were for one and all to see.
Mentioning women’s participation in local bodies, Thakur said that the state has come a long way in providing the fair sex a bigger representation which they really deserved.
On the occasion, various tableaux depicting development in different fields in the state were also displayed.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who unfurled the national flag at Rewa, said that efforts were being made for the all-round development of the state but the cooperation of the people was also needed to make the government efforts a success.