Guwahati: As the Kamrup(Metro) district has geared up for the safe and successful conduct of the Independence Day fete on August 15th, 2019 along with the rest of the country, Deputy Commissioner(DC) Biswajit Pegu on August 8th, 2019 informed that this year the celebrations will be observed for three days.
The district administration has initiated efforts to hold the grand affair from August 13th-15th, 2019 which includes–cleanliness drive, tree plantation programs, essay and quiz competition for the students including other co-curricular activities.
There will also be singing and dance competitions for the interested participants and accorded prize money of Rs 10,000 for the respective winners. Apart from this, marking a patriotic gesture, there will be a free show for the students in the cinema halls.
On the other hand, the DC while talking about the Bol Baam festivities urged the devotees to maintain hygiene and not to litter water bottles on the road. He also informed that a team has been deployed to supervise the same.