City residents turn up for Fun Family Carnival Walk in large numbers
The walk was a part of Chandigarh Establishment Day celebrations
The city today witnessed first of its kind “Chandigarh Fun Parade”, A fun family carnival walk with the city’s Mascot – “MOGO”, which was also launched as a part of the Chandigarh Establishment Day celebrations which will be held from November 1 to 5.The walk was flagged off by Ajoy Kumar Sinha,IAS,Finance Secretary,Chandigarh administration.
City residents in large numbers gathered at Leisure Valley, Sector 10, and walked towards Madhya Marg touching sectors 9 and 8 and reaching back to the assembly point.
Manmeet Singh, Director, Showbizz Celebrations Pvt Ltd., informed, The Parade was a shout-out for the much-awaited upcoming event Chandigarh Establishment Day from November 1 to 5 at Parade Ground, Sector 17, which is being organised by Showbizz Celebrations Pvt. Ltd. in partnership with Chandigarh Tourism and STEPS.
The official song for Chandigarh Establishment Day was also played and enthralled the crowd. The other attractions for the kids included the long man, cycle and the clowns which added colour to the celebrations. Prizes were also given away to categories like ‘Biggest Group’, ‘Biggest Female Group’, ‘Biggest Family’ etc. to encourage the participants.
Neha Duggal, also a Director of Showbizz Celebrations Pvt Ltd., said, “Chandigarh Establishment day will be acknowledged this year by 5 days long festive celebrations to commemorate 51 glorious years of Chandigarh’s foundation as an independent UT and the capital of both Punjab and Haryana on November 1, 1966.”
The grand event will showcase a mesmerising journey of Chandigarh. The opening of the celebrations will be the Icon Awards night followed by star performances every evening. Artists like Gurdas Maan, Nooran Sisters and Gippy Grewal will enthral the audience. A fashion lifestyle expo, a unique 1st in its kind Junior World, A 5-day long food festival hosted by Dr. Ashish Chopra and the best food court in the town will be added attractions.
Fun walk was presented by – Mera Swaraj in association with Indian Oil – Xtra Premium and Powered by CU APP. The Event Partners were Celebrations Studio, The Touch Clinic and MasterPrep, Healthcare Partner – MAX Hospitals, Music Partner – ACME Muzic. Om from Red FM 93.5 hosted the event with great energy. Red FM has reached a network of 55+ stations in almost all big cities and now in Chandigarh too.
Mr Parmod Lamba, Vice President CSR, Swaraj Division, said that Swaraj Tractors has over four decades old history like Chandigarh. Since it is the biggest employer in this region and has contributed immensely for this city through its various CSR initiatives in the area of Education, Health and Environment so we thought its very apt to associate with this event and celebrate the Rise of Chandigarh.
Over 30 CSR beneficiaries of Swaraj also participated in the event today who were later honoured by the Swaraj Management