KATHUA – Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Rahul Pandey today chaired a meeting of officers to discuss arrangements for the celebration of Independence Day-2022.
During the meeting, it was decided that the main function will be held at Sports Stadium, Kathua, where the VIP will hoist the National Flag at 08:55 am and take salute at 32 march past contingents comprising of Police, Army, Para Military forces, NCC, platoons of Schools, Colleges besides bands of different .
The celebrations on the day will begin with the playing of ‘Shehnai Vadan’ and patriotic songs by the Information Department in the wee hours at the Deputy Commissioner Office and SSP Office Kathua.
The DC directed the concerned departments to ensure all the arrangements related to security, sanitation, seating, barricading, drinking water supply, uninterrupted electricity, prize distribution, invitation cards, transportation, and illumination of important buildings on Independence Day.
Regarding presentation of cultural programmes, the DC directed the concerned committee members to prepare the cultural presentations on the theme of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ with innovative ideas.
The DC exhorted upon the officers concerned to do all preparations well in advance so that national function could be celebrated with traditional fervor.
SSP Kathua, R.C Kotwal, ADC Atul Gupta, CPO Uttam Singh, District Officers of different departments were also present on the occasion.