Mumbai: GM WR hoisted the national flag on Independence Day and extended his greetings to fellow Railway men. The 77th Independence Day of our beloved nation was celebrated on Western Railway with the National Flag hoisted by Shri Ashok Kumar Misra, General Manager of Western Railway at Western Railway Headquarters Office, Churchgate. On this August occasion, he inspected the ceremonial parade of RPF.
Shri Misra addressed the gathering by extending his greetings on this solemn occasion to the Railwaymen and their families. At the start of the function, GM Shri Ashok Kumar Misra was welcomed by Shri P C Sinha, IG-cum-Principal Chief Security Commissioner of Western Railway. Smt. Kshama Misra, President of Western Railway’s Women Welfare Organization (WRWWO), Shri Prakash Butani, Additional General Manager of Western Railway, Principal Heads of Departments along with other senior railway officers were also present. According to a Press Release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, in his Independence Day Message, General Manager Shri Misra briefed the gathering about the achievements & milestones accomplished by Western Railway recently. He stated that by making our country more developed & prosperous, we will be paying befitting homage & tributes to the freedom fighters, martyrs & all the heroes of the freedom struggle movement who with their valour & sacrifice helped to gain Independence for our Motherland.