STAFF REPORTER

Guwahati, Jan 26: Along with the rest of the country, the 72nd Republic Day will be celebrated across the State tomorrow.

At the central function, Governor Jagdish Mukhi will unfurl the National Flag at Khanapara here at 9 am. Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua and DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta along with senior officers today reviewed the arrangements at the venue.

Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will unfurl the Tricolour at Nagaon, Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary at Dibrugarh, Agriculture Minister Atul Bora at Jorhat and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya at Silchar.

Security arrangements have been tightened at the function venues, particularly in the city. Security forces are keeping a vigil in all sensitive areas.

The ULFA and other militant groups of the region have called for the customary general strike tomorrow.

The shutdown has been called from 1 am of January 26 to 6 pm. All essential and emergency services have been exempted.