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Gurgaon police, admin fine tune preparations for Independence Day

ACP Rajesh Kumar will lead Gurgaon’s police’s I-Day parade.

gurgaon Updated: Aug 13, 2017 22:43 IST
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Hindustan Times
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Students take part in full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day function.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

A full dress rehearsal was held on Sunday by Gurgaon police and officials of the district administration who will participate in the Independence Day parade on August 15. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will unfurl the Tricolour at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium at 9am on Tuesday.

Gurgaon deputy commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh and police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar took stock of the preparations for the parade on Sunday morning. A full dress rehearsal was also held by the various police wings and the participants from other departments.

Khirwar also gave instructions to the police officials and staff regarding the security measures for ensuring safety on August 15 and to thwart any external threat to the city.

The Independence Day parade will be led by ACP Rajesh Kumar and will comprise of nine battalions from different wings. Twelve schools, including private and government, will also be participating in the parade.

The programme will commence with the unfurling of the national flag by the CM, who will then take the salute from the marching contingent, including those from Gurgaon police, APA Madhuban, women police, Gurgaon traffic police, Himachal police, Home Guard, NCC senior wing, Student police cadet and the Girls’ Guide.

The band of Haryana police will be marching along with the troops and a band from APA Madhuban will also take part in cultural events.

The chief minister will also felicitate government officials who have worked beyond their duty and helped in delivering better services to citizens. A cultural programme will also be held in which students of RSBM school Bhondsi, will present a Rajasthani dance performance. Students of Government Girls’ Senior Secondary School, Jacobpura, SD School and Guru Nanak School will present Bhangra dance.

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A play on the life of Chattrapati Shivaji will be staged by students of Shishu Kalyan school, whereas students of CD International will enact a play on women’s empowerment. The final event at the do is a Haryanvi dance performance by the students of Model Sanskriti School, Sushant Lok. The function will come to a close with a rendition of the national anthem by the students of Government Girls college, Sector 14.

First Published: Aug 13, 2017 22:42 IST