The India Post, Chandigarh 31st October, 2008 :The Chandigarh Administration observed "Rashtriya Sankalp Diwas" here today. A pledge taking ceremony was administered by Adviser to the UT Administrator, Mr. Pradip Mehra, in the UT Secretariat compound Sector 9.
Officials took oath for working constructively for maintaining the freedom and unity of the nation and resolving all matters related to caste, creed, region, religion, or language through constitutional means without resorting to violence.
UT Home Secretary, Mr. Ram Niwas, Finance Secretary, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. R.K. Rao, Special Secretary Finance, Mrs. Raji P. Shrivastava, IG Police, Mr. S.K. Jain, Chief Architect, Ms. Sumit Kaur, SSP, Mr. S. S. Srivastava, Joint Secretary Home, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, Director Public Relations, Mr. R.S. Verma, SDM (East), Ms. Niharika Rai, SDM (South), Ms. Prerna Puri, Director IT, Mr. Manjit Brar, Director Industries, Ms. Vandana Disodia, Director Technical Education, Mr. Pirthi Chand, Director Social Welfare, Ms. Amandeep Kaur, DPI (S), Mr. Samwartak Singh and other senior officers & employees took part in the oath ceremony.