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Haryana Village to Sing National Anthem on Loudspeaker Daily

Bhanakpur village of Haryana has become the second village in the country and first in Haryana to sing National Anthem on loudspeakers daily.


  • The initiative comes after Jammikunta village in Telangana decided to do the same earlier.
  • Every morning, the people of village Jammikunta of Telangana sing national anthem together.
  • Bhanakpur Gram Panchayat had spent about Rs eight lakh to install 22 CCTV cameras and 20 loudspeakers, and the control room has been set up at the house of the village sarpanch.

Background

In August 2017, Jammikunta village in Telangana came into highlights with its exemplary decision that aimed for spreading patriotism and harmony in a very efficient manner. The entire village comes to an absolute halt at 7:54 am sharp every single day while the people, as a part of paying respect, sing the national anthem and salute the national flag at 16 different important locations all across the village. The primary intention of the activity is to alert the residents of the village to pause their activities and duties for 52 seconds. 

Expected Questions

Which of the following villages in Haryana has become second in the country to sing National Anthem on loudspeakers daily?
a. Ballabgarh
b. Bhanakpur 
c. Barara
d. Bawal

Which of the following villages was the first in the country to sing National Anthem on loudspeakers daily?
a. Jammikunta
b. Julurpad
c. Jangaon
d. Jukkal
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