AGARTALA, Aug 13 (PTI): Security has been upped in Tripura
ahead of Independence Day celebrations, a senior police officer
Security arrangements have been put in place on Assam Rifles
ground, where chief minister Manik Saha will hoist the national
flag to mark the 75th Independence Day in the presence of
ministers, legislators and top officials.
Officials at all police stations have been asked to remain alert,
assistant inspector general (law and order) Jyotishman Das
Chowdhury told PTI.
The BSF has also stepped up vigil along the 856-km
international border with Bangladesh to thwart any cross-
border intrusion bid, he said.
He said vehicle-checking is being conducted at all entry points
to the state as well as Agartala to keep troublemakers at bay.
“Additional forces will be deployed at key locations to ensure
peaceful celebrations of the Independence Day,” he added.