Elaborate security in Aizawl for President's visit



Aizawl: Elaborate security arrangements have been made here for the two-day visit of President Pratibha Patil from tomorrow, officials said today.

Additional forces, both armed and unarmed police, have been deployed for Patil's visit and no parking orders issued for the main road of Aizawl to facilitate free passage for the President's carcade, district SP Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said.

Security has been beefed up in and around Aizawl city especially near Raj Bhavan and the Mizoram University, he said.

Patil would attend a public reception at Raj Bhavan tomorrow and would meet members of the council of ministers.

The President, who is also the visitor of the Mizoram University, would attend its convocation on Friday.

PTI