Hyderabad: Chief Secretary Dr. S.K. Joshi today directed that officials concerned make all arrangements for Republic Day Celebrations at the Secunderabad Parade Grounds on January 26.
At a review meeting in the Secretariat here today, the Chief Secretary said the Governor ESL Narasimhan will be the chief guest at the event. Joshi wanted proper security at the parade grounds with police personnel and traffic regulation on the route and the GHMC officials ensure clean drive. “Illuminate all the historic monuments and buildings, including Raj Bhavan, Assembly, Charminar and other offices”, he asked the officials and also instructed the Metro Water Works to arrange drinking water, special transportation with buses to shift school-children who are participating in the Republic Day Celebrations. Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao will pay respects at the Amar Veerula martyrs memorial near the Assembly, he said.
Those who attended the meeting were GAD Principal Secretary Aadaar Siha, Roads and Building Principal Secretary Sunil Sharma, GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore, Wing Commander, College of Air Force Srinivas, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar, Additional DG Jithender, MK Singh, Fire Services Director General Gopi Krishna, Hyderabad Collector Raghunandan Rao, Protocol Director Arvinder Singh, TSSPDCL CMD Raghuma Reddy and others.