Security Tightened Ahead of Republic Day in Guwahati
GUWAHATI: The preparations for the Republic Day 2020 programme, which will take place in Khanapara Veterinary playground, are almost over, said Kamrup (M) Deputy Commissioner, Biswajit Pegu on Tuesday.
While addressing a press conference at the DC office on January 21, Pegu said that this year the Assam Rifles will be leading the parade. Other forces taking part in the march-past are CRPF, BSF, Assam police etc. NCC scouts and guide will also be participating.
Further, talking about the security measures, DC said that the security has been tightened and CCTV cameras will also be put up.
“A medical team will be present at the venue to provide first aid,” said Pegu adding, “NGOs will be providing fruits and food items to central jail and destitute homes,” he added.
Further, the district administration has also requested the ASTC to provide transportation in to make communications easier for the public.
“We will be making special arrangements for physically challenged people. There will be people to assist them to their respective places,” said Pegu.
He concluded by saying, “We handed over the venue to the police to sanitize the place one month prior to Republic Day”.