In Assam, the three day Independence Day celebration has begun across the state from today. On the first day today, cleanliness and plantation drive is being carried out by the district administrations. Various competitions, felicitation programs, cultural rallies will also be held as a part of the celebration.
The main function will be held on 15th August at Khanapara in Guwahati where Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal will unfurl the tricolour. Meanwhile, security has been beefed up across the state ahead of the Independence Day to avoid any untoward incidents. (AIR)