A meeting was held on Friday in connection with the 74th Independence Day celebrations at Cachar district. The meeting was commenced at the conference hall of the DC office.
Presiding over the meeting, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Rajib Roy reviewed the progress pertaining to the implementation of programmes of the ensuing 74th Independence Day by maintaining COVID-19 protocols. Roy instructed the officials concerned to complete all preparatory works two days prior to the ceremony.
The meeting held decided that Silchar DSA Ground, would be the venue for the ceremonial flag hoisting.
The Joint Director of Health Services was also asked to arrange proper sanitisation with the thermal screening at the two entry gates of DSA in view of COVID-19 pandemic situation. The meeting was also attended by Superintendent of Police, Bhanwar Lal Meena and Additional Superintendent of Police Jagadish Das.
The discussion was also held to organise essay competition through digital platform avoiding gatherings in which all school students can participate online. The Inspector of Schools and the DEEO, Cachar were asked to organise the event in a befitting manner.
Patriotic songs will be from 05:00 am to 06.30 am in the morning through FLS of Regional Office of Information and Public Relations Barak Valley Region followed by hoisting of the national tricolour at private residences and establishments by all citizens at 7 am.
Hoisting of the National Flag at all government office buildings and educational institutions will be held at 07.45 am followed by community singing of the National Anthem.
Floral tribute will be paid to the Father of the Nation at the Gandhi Bagh At 08.35 am followed by Swahid Tarpan. The ceremonial unfurling of the National Flag at DSA Ground at 9 am will be followed by a combined parade by CRPF, police personnel, 6th AP Bn, Home Guards and NCC Scouts and Guides. At 10 am doctors, health workers, sanitisation workers and other corona warriors will be felicitated. At 6 pm statues and rotaries in different parts of Silchar town as well as government buildings and private residences will be illuminated.