Qaumi Ekta Week 2017- Indian Railways
Observance of ‘Qaumi Ekta Week’ (National Integration Week) from 19th November to 25th November, 2017
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No.E(G)2017 CL 4-9
Rail Bhawan, New Delhi, dated : 16.11.2017
The General Managers,
All Zonal Railways,
Public Sector Undertakings/
CORE, METRO & RDSO.
Sub: Observance of ‘Qaumi Ekta Week’ (National Integration Week) from 19th November to 25th November, 2017.
A copy of DO letter No. 1-19034/04/2017-NI-II dated 03/11/2017 along with its enclosures from Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Home Minister, Government of India addressed to Hon’ble MR on the above noted subject, is sent herewith for guidance and compliance.
It is desired that all possible steps be taken at your end for observance of “Qaumi Ekta Week” as per the programmes as indicated in the Annexure of the enclosed DO letter. It may be ensured that it becomes a grand success as in the past.
Please acknowledge receipt.
DA: As above
PROGRAMMES TO BE OBSERVED DURING QAUMI EKTA WEEK
(NATIONAL INTEGRATION WEEK) FROM 19TH TO 25TH NOVEMBER, 2017
19TH NOVEMBER (Sunday) NATIONAL INTEGRATION DAY
Meetings, symposia and seminars are held to emphasize the themes of secularism, anti-communalism and non-violence.
20TH NOVEMBER (Monday) WELFARE OF MINORITIES DAY
Items of the 15 Point Programme are emphasized. In riot prone towns, special fraternal processions are taken out.
21ST NOVEMBER (Tuesday) LINGUISTIC HARMONY DAY
Special literary functions and Kavi Sammelans are organised to enable people of each region to appreciate the linguistic heritage of other parts of India.
22ND NOVEMBER (Wednesday) WEAKER SECTIONS DAY
Meetings and rallies are organized to highlight programmes under various Government which help SCs/ STs and weaker sections with particular emphasis on the distribution of surplus land to landless labourers.
23RD NOVEMBER (Thursday) CULTURAL UNITY DAY
Cultural functions are organized to present the Indian tradition of unity in diversity and for promoting cultural conservation and integration.
24TH NOVEMBER (Friday) WOMEN’S DAY
The importance of Women in Indian Society and their role in development of nation-building are highlighted.
25TH NOVEMBER (Saturday) CONSERVATION DAY
Meetings and functions are organized to emphasis the growing need for awareness and action to conserve the environment.
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