SILCHAR, Jan 19: Preparations are afoot to celebrate the Republic Day on January 26 with all solemnity and dignity in Cachar district along with the rest of the country. In order to observe the day, a detailed programme has been chalked out at a meeting held under the chairmanship of Cachar Deputy Commissioner Gautam Ganguli in his official conference hall today.
It was decided to hoist the national flag at 9 am on police parade ground. All sections of people have been exhorted to extend their cooperation to make the celebration successful.
Besides all the four ADCs who included BC Nath, HA Laskar, SK Das and MH Laskar, ASP Jayanta Chowdhury, DSA president Badal Dey, representatives of different political parties as well as social bodies and NGOs took part in the deliberations.
The programme included offering of tributes at the martyrs’ column, distribution of sweets and fruits among the patients of hospital, friendly cricket match, flaming decorations and unfurling of national flag followed by cultural programme. Public establishments and private houses will also hoist the flags in a befitting manner. THE SENTINEL