SHILLONG, Aug 11 - Security has been beefed up in the State capital in view of the upcoming Independence Day celebration, moreover, adequate preparations are being taken to celebrate the occasion on a grand scale.�
Officials said that in different parts of the State capital security has been beefed up. This is a routine security measure that the security apparatus undertakes before holding of events in the State.�
As part of the celebrations different events have been lined up at different places apart from the customary hoisting of the flag at the Polo grounds. �Chief Minister Mukul Sangma would hoist the flag at Polo Grounds,� officials said.�
Deputy Chief Mnister R C Laloo would hoist the Tri-Colour at Jowai Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh at Ampati, Roshan Warjri, health Minister would hoist the Tri-Colour at Nongstoin, Congress president and former Chief Minister, DD Lapang at Nongpoh are the other dignitaries who would join the celebrations across the State.