Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone accompanied by senior officers of district administration today visited Bakshi Stadium to take stock of arrangements being put in place for the smooth conduct of Republic Day celebrations. While reviewing the arrangements, Dr. Lone directed the concerned officers to ensure uninterrupted water and power supply, medicare facilities, sanitation, parking and security arrangements in an around the venue where main function is to be held. The Deputy Commissioner was informed that necessary arrangements have been put in place for the successful conduct of Republic Day. He was told that contingents of J&K Police, CRPF, Fire and Emergency Services, NCC and students of various institutions are participating in march past. The Flag will be unfurled by the chief guest who will take salute at the march past. Besides, a cultural programme will be presented by the students of various educational institutions and the artists of the cultural wing of Department of Information and Public Relations. Dr. Lone urged for close coordination between the concerned departments for the smooth conduct of the Republic Day celebrations.
2015 Kashmir Despatch