Bhubaneswar: The State Government has decided to hold the State-level Independence Day at the Exhibition Ground, Unit-III here. Traditionally, the State-level parade is held at Mahatma Gandhi Marg on the occasions of Independence Day and Republic Day.
Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty informed that elaborate arrangements have been put in place at the Exhibition Ground for the smooth conduct of celebrations.
On Saturday a team of police officials comprising DGP Dr RP Sharma, Commissioner of Police Satyajit Mohanty and DCP Anup Sahu inspected the Exhibition Ground.
Sources said the State Government is contemplating to celebrate the Independence Day in a grand manner this year.
Notably, many crucial events like oath taking ceremony of the Naveen Patnaik Government was also organised at the Exhibition Ground in May.