Security beefed up in Jammu
STATE TIMES NEWS
Jammu: Ahead of Independence Day, security has been beefed up and frisking of vehicles has increased here to ensure an incident-free celebration, police said.
The Independence Day celebration will be held at M A Stadium here on Monday.
Police said in-charges of Border Police Posts are directed to keep a vigil on infiltration routes used by anti-national elements in the past. Members of Village Defence Committees and defence personnel will coordinate with each other to ensure security, they added.
Amid heightened vigilance, Jammu witnessed scores of rallies by government and non-government organisations, including political parties, army, police and schools in the last two days, they said.
On Sunday, a walkathon was organised under ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign to mark the celebrations under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ on Sunday.
The walkathon started from Gulshan Ground Jammu and culminated at Maharaja Hari Singh Park via Jammu University.