Independence Day celebration: Najeeb Jung urges citizens to live up to the constitutional ideals

Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday greeted all citizens of the national capital city on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day and urged them to live up to the constitutional ideals

IANS August 14, 2016 19:10:45 IST
Independence Day celebration: Najeeb Jung urges citizens to live up to the constitutional ideals

New Delhi: Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday greeted all citizens of the national capital city on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day and urged them to live up to the constitutional ideals.

Independence Day celebration Najeeb Jung urges citizens to live up to the constitutional ideals

File photo of Najeeb Jung. Reuters

"We must live up to the ideals laid down in our Constitution," Jung said in his message.

"As we remember and pay homage to all those who sacrificed and laid down their lives and delivered this hard-earned freedom to us, let us renew our pledge to serve the nation with ever greater sincerity, devotion and truth," Jung said.

He exhorted people to set an example of good citizenship and emphasised the need to treat everyone with respect and dignity, irrespective of caste, class, gender, community and religion.

He also urged them to promote amity, tolerance and mutual respect amongst all sections of society.

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