Pondy CM joins students in recital of National Anthem
Puducherry, Aug 24: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Aug 23 joined students of various government and private schools here, in singing the National Anthem.
Education Minister R Kamalakannan, the DMK legislator R Siva and officials of the Directorate of School Education were among those who joined the students in reciting the National Anthem at the Tiruvalluvar Government Girls HSS here.
This followed a directive from the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development to educational institutions across the country to organise mass singing of the National Anthem as part of the Independence day celebrations.
Later, Narayanasamy told reporters that government would provide Rs 20 crores for renovation of various government school buildings in the Union Territory.