President Kalam to visit Shillong March 16
Shillong, Mar 15: President A P J Abdul Kalam will be on his second visit to the state tomorrow.
Security has been tightened in Meghalaya in view of the President's visit who will be arriving here at 1030 hours from Nagaland by a special Indian Air Force helicopter.
Soon after his arrival, Dr Kalam will go to Raj Bhawan and then proceed to Meghalaya Legislative Assembly to address the 60-member house.
This will be first time that India's first citizen will address the legislators in Meghalaya.
He will also visit the North Eastern Hills University here.
State's Director General of Police William Richmond Marbaniang assured that all security arrangements have been made to avoid any untoward incident during his visit.
Mr Marbaniang said additional security forces have also being deployed in the city.
Meanwhile, barricades were set up along the roadside, from the Civil Hospital here to the temporary Assembly building at Rilbong.
Passes will not be issued to public visitors into the Assembly tomorrow due to security reasons, Speaker M M Danggo said, adding that, there will be live telecast of the programme from Shillong Doordarshan Kendra.