25 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: Secretary Transformation and Initiatives (5T) VK Pandian on Saturday reviewed the security arrangements for the State-level Republic Day celebrations to be held at the Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Bhubaneswar.
Pandian, in presence of many senior officials, inspected the arrangements around the stage prepared for tomorrow's function and also took stock of the seating arrangements for VIPs and guests.
Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi informed that various cordons have been set up for the security of VIPs and other guests. Security of the general public has also been taken into consideration and police is prepared to avoid as well as handle any untoward incident.
It is worthwhile to mention that, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will join Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal in the Republic Day celebrations here as Guest of Honour. A full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade was conducted today with around 48 contingents of State and Central forces along with that of fire services, NCC and scouts and guides.