|Early Times Report|
Kathua, July 22:- District Development Commissioner, Dr. Raghav Langer today chaired a meeting of officers to discuss arrangements for the celebration of Independence day.
The meeting decided that the main function will be held at Sports Stadium, Kathua where the VIP will unfurl the National Flag and take salute at the march past comprising the contingents of District Police, CRPF, Forest Protection Force, NSS, NCC boys and girls, students drawn from various government and private schools.
The celebrations on the day will begin with the playing of Shahnai Vadan and patriotic songs by Information Department in the wee hours at Deputy Commissioner Office and SSP Office, Kathua.
The DDC directed the concerned departments to ensure proper arrangements related to security, sanitation, seating, barricading, water supply, power supply, prize distribution, invitation cards, transportation and illumination of important buildings on Independence Day besides organizing institutional plantation drives.
Regarding presentation of cultural programme, DDC directed the institutional Heads of government and private schools/colleges to organize cultural programme with innovative ideas based on patriotic and cultural themes.
Among others, ADC Kathua, Ghanshyam Singh, ASP, Ramnish Gupta, RTO, Principal PTS Kathua, CPO, DC Excise Toll Post Lakhanpur, CEO, Engineers, CAO, representatives from private school associations, Officers of District Police and CRPF along with other District Officers were present in the meeting.