Traditionality in celebrations from the day first of the merger agreement had sacked the enthusiasm somehow if the depth in reverence and valor is concerned. People had been a little reluctant in tying the knot of routine respect for the national flag below which our lives enjoy the security. Pay grabbers shook their shoulders, straightened their crease in pants and walked on without even recording a open-hearted glace to the national flag. These cold shouldered gestures were enquired and checked up through by this government, and our children learnt an important lesson regarding the esteem of our precious tri-color for which indicate strength, truth, life in movement and death in stagnation- labor and hard work. If a children has no basic knowledge of national flag and independence day, and the circumstances cry louder with coming time would fade the respectability. The renovation in revering the national ceremonies, national flag and nation related activities was pivotal in setting a great boundary in between anti-nationals and the lovers of the nation.
The main improvements made in celebration this year was the hoisting of flag in all educational institutions through out the valley. This could be a game changer in the history of the Kashmir in pursuit of general knowledge to all sects of the people, all age groups, and the same is on every tongue nowadays. This definitely adds an additional information in relevance to the national anthem in interest of people and I have personally experienced it. A young boy recited the national anthem while we were traveling in a car back home. He asked me, “Who had wrote these rhyming verses?” and I replied with a smile, Rabindranath Tagore. I suspect he had many queries in mind but I went down from board. This thing prompted me to write here in public to be read by all and get a positive message from this experience.
I hope within next few years the national anthem would a homely song, gathered by the esteem for its composer and the way it be sang in front of the flag, in presence of worthy personalities. It shall bring etiquette in function, greatness in composure as these terms are made casual.
A message should run down to all areas that India is one, from Kashmir to Kanya Kumari. So no change in protocol should be entertained to ensure familiar precedence to the national elements. Thus priority is given to country’s regard at the top.