FROM A CORRESPONDENT
KALAIGAON, Aug 12: Security has been beefed up in Kalaigaon to ensure peaceful Independence Day celebrations. Independence Day will be celebrated with a colourful programme in the Gandhi Bakori field in Kalaigaon. Police have intensified checking and patrolling to thwart subversive activities in this area. Meanwhile, police have also been kept on high alert in Bhergaon subdivision.
D N Hazarika, SDO(C) of Bhergaon subdivision, told media persons that adequate security measures had been made throughout the subdivision in six police stations like Kalaigaon, Tangla, Paneri, Khairabari, Dimakuchi and Harishinga to ensure peaceful I-Day celebration. Paramilitary force along with Assam Police personnel have been deputed to thwart extremists. SDO(C) Hazarika also urged the people to remain alert.