Haryana celebrates Scouts and Guides Flag day

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Chandigarh, Nov 7 (UNI) The State Chief Commissioner, Haryana State Bharat Scouts and Guides and member of Asia Pacific Regional Programme Sub Committee K.K. Khandelwal said that the main aim of the Flag Day was to spread the message of scouts and guides amongst the youth and to motivate them to serve the humanity with missionary zeal and dedication and to motivate them to opt voluntary services.

Mr Khandelwal was interacting with the office bearers of the State Bharat Scouts and Guides on the Flag Day after getting a flag of State Bharat Scouts and Guides from State Training Commissioner, Mr L.S. Verma here today.

Mr Khandelwal said that World Scouts and Guides movement is more than 100 years old. He revealed that Bharat Scouts and Guides movement was set up in India on November 7, 1950.

He said that Scouts and Guides was completing 100 years of its existence at the world level next year. He said that there were 40 lakh members of Scouts and Guides in India and out of these 5.40 lakh members belongs to Haryana. He revealed that there were 2.80 crore members belongs to Scouts and Guides in the world.

He said that Flag Day help in spreading the message of peace and harmony in the country. He also stressed the need that the State Bharat Scouts and Guides movement needs more financial assistance and moral support in order to make the base stronger to serve the society with more enthusiasm and vigor in the years to come.

He appealed to the youth to serve the humanity so that they could get peace and tranquility in the age of materialism.

On the occasion, State Organising Commissioner, Bharat Scouts and Guides Mr V.K. Bansal, Mr Anil Kaushik and Paramjit Kaur were also present.


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