24 April 2017
Forum for Awareness of National Security, Chandigarh Chapter organized a press conference on Monday at Press Club Chandigarh. Deepak Joshi, in charge of Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Jammu Kashmir gave introduction of the organization and informed the press about the programs carried out in previous year and the initiatives planned for the next year. The press conference was presided by FANS general secretary Raj Kishore. Other office bearers Vagish Dutt, Pradeep Bansal, Henna Sahi and Paramjeet Singh were also present at the press conference. Deepak Joshi apprised that FANS as a non-profit, non-governmental organization created under the patronage of Indresh Kumar with objective of general welfare of society, national integration and brotherhood. He informed that the aim of FANS organization is to stimulate the society in general about various dimensions of National Security which include all traditional and non-traditional threats and also make people aware of the history of India’s freedom struggle and commemorate the unsung heroes who took part in it.
Deepak informed about the annual general meeting of the organization held in Gurugram on April 15-16 where the chief patron apprised everyone about the achievements of organization in previous year and showcased the roadmap for programs and initiatives for coming year. He informed a similar set of programs have been proposed for the tri-city. He further discussed that even though everyone is aware of veteran Subash Chander Bose’s contribution to the independence struggle, very few people are aware that He hoisted the Indian tri-color in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on December 30, 1943 as a representation of freedom of India. Through FANS efforts this day is now declared a National day and is celebrated with lot of fan and fare. To commemorate this day FANS organizes ‘Swaraj Deep Samuh Naman Yatra’ every year from December 29 to January 2.
People from all over the country are invited for a tour of Andaman Nicobar Islands to make them conscious about the rich history and heritage of the country. Forum for Awareness of National Security Chandigarh Chapter SCO 10 (Backside), Madhya Marg, Sector 7-C Chandigarh. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Future roadmap for the activities of FANS was given which includes celebration of Haifa day to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the Indian soldiers of British army during the World War I to liberate city of Haifa in Israel. It is proposed to celebrate September 23 as Haifa day and FANS would make efforts to change the name of Teen Murti Chowk and Teen Murti Marg to Teen Murti Haifa Chowk and Teen Murti Haifa Marg to remember the soldiers who fought in this battle. Also, A series of seminars and awareness programs are going to be organized to make people aware of the history of freedom struggle and commemorate the unsung heroes of India’s Freedom Struggle.