A cloudy sky with rain accompanied the formal ceremony For the 201 years of the Jura and Proclamation of the Independence of Peru in Huancayo, despite this, the provincial mayor, Carlos Quispe Ledesma, together with the regional, district, military and police authorities commemorated the anniversary at the foot of the Obelisk on the avenue Giráldez.
A city with history
Huancayo, the city where the history of Peru was written, on November 20 gave the cry of freedom. General Álvarez de Arenales, in a ceremony attended by his soldiers and the Huanca people, made the Jura and Proclamation of the Independence of Peru in the La Merced chapel.
For this reason, Huancayo became the first city where Peru was declared free.
“At the foot of the obelisk that symbolizes the union and courage of the Huancaínos, we renew our commitment to continue working for a better Huancayo. May the union that took place 201 years ago serve as an example for the authorities and we can continue to work together to manage more large-scale projects, ”said Mayor Carlos Quispe in the central speech.
Likewise, he stated that his administration has been decentralizing the budget by executing works in districts such as Huancán, Sapallanga, Huayucachi, Chupuro, Carhuacallanga, San Jerónimo, Ingenio, Pilcomayo.
On this important date, dil recognized the outstanding athlete Hugo Gavino Salazar, who due to health problems could not be present. Relatives and friends of the long distance runner received the resolution and a medal of recognition for the achievements obtained on behalf of the Incontrastable.
Then, the placement of offerings from institutions such as the Regional Government of Junín, the Municipalities of El Tambo, Chilca, San Jerónimo de Tunán, Ingenio, as well as the Peruvian Army, the National Police of Peru, Minera Chinalco, Caja Huancayo, Sedam Huancayo, Huancayo Charity Society.
The ceremony was attended by the regional deputy governor of Junín, Clever Mercado, the general commander of the Thirty-First Infantry Brigade of the Peruvian Army, General EP Víctor Huertas, among other authorities.