Arrangements for 73rd Republic Day celebration discussed at Kathua


KATHUA : Deputy Commissioner, Kathua Rahul Yadav today reviewed arrangements for Republic Day 2022 celebrations here at a meeting of district and sectoral officers.

It was decided in the meeting that the main function will be held at Sports Stadium, Kathua where Chief Guest will unfurl the National Flag and take salute at the March past comprising the contingents of Police, Paramilitary Forces, Forest, Army Band and NCC.

The meeting was told that the Republic Day celebrations will begin with playing of Shehnai Vadan at designated places by the Information Department in the wee hours.

For smooth conduct of the National event, the meeting constituted the reception committee, illumination committee and cultural programme committee for the successful celebration of the National Function.

The DC laid special emphasis on adherence to Covid Appropriate Behavior while observing the Republic Day Celebrations so as to minimize the chances of its spread.

A detailed discussion was also held on various issues regarding seating arrangements, barricading, security, traffic regulation, drinking water and power supply, sanitation, first-aid, PAS, fire-tenders among others.

The DC directed the engineers of R&B, PHE & PDD to ensure adequate arrangements of barricading, seating and drinking water supply besides uninterrupted power supply on the day of function. He also passed directions to the concerned officers to ensure ambulance, fire tender, security and provision of adequate manpower at the venue of the event.

It was also decided that District Administration would felicitate the employees and volunteers with exemplary performance in their respective fields.

Senior Superintendent of Police, ADC, ACR, Executive Engineers of PHE, PWD, PDD, officers from Army and Paramilitary forces and other concerned officers were present in the meeting.