SHILLONG, Sept 21 - Central Puja Committee (CPC), Shillong today informed that there would be 231 Durga puja pandals in the State, which includes 64 in the State Capital.
During the celebrations the different puja committees would hold variety of programmes, which include CPC�s silver jubilee �Get Together of Harmony and all faith prayer� to be held on September 23 in which Chief Minister Mukul Sangma will be the chief guest.
In all the puja pandals, CCTV cameras would be installed and there would also be facilities of first aid, CPC members said. CPC together with the district administration would also ensure there is tight security during the celebrations.
Meanwhile, CPC would also organise the annual Prasad Gupta Memorial Drum Beat Competition (indigenous) and SK Das Memorial Drum Beat Competition (traditional) on September 28 and 29.