The India Post, Chandigarh 30th January, 2009 :The Chandigarh Administration today observed two minutes silence at UT Secretariat, Sector 9 in the memory of those who laid their lives in the struggle for India’s freedom.
The Ceremony was led by the Adviser to the UT Administrator, Mr. Pradip Mehra. Homage was paid to the martyrs in presence of Guard Slopes Arms. The commencement and termination of the two minutes silence was indicated by the ‘All Clear’ sirens.
UT Finance Secretary, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Mr. S.K. Jain, Special Secretary Finance, Ms. Raji P Shrivastava, SSP, Mr. S.S. Srivastava, Joint Secretary Home, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, Joint Secretary Finance, Mr. Pirthi Chand, other senior officials of UT Administration and Chandigarh Police along with the employees of Administration were present on the occasion.