Jamshedpur, August 12: District Administration is all geared up to celebrate Independence Day on August 15 at Gopal Maidan in Bistupur.
Security has been beefed up in view of the celebrations. Minister of Food distribution and consumer affairs Saryu Rai will unfurl the tricolour were the administration like every year will also felicitate the freedom fighters during the function.
As per the programme, the flag hoisting ceremony would take place at 9.05 am at Gopal Maidan. A colourful pageantry would be taken out in which children of local schools, government offices would take part. City Police is also keeping a close look at the border areas of the city.
The RAF jawans are busy preparing for the day and held a dress rehearsal of the event at Goapl Maidan. Close vigil is being kept at the strategic locations like markets, bus stands and hotels.
The authorities at hotels have been asked to report to the nearest police station on any suspicious person.