Tight security for Dindi festival.
Closed Circuit TV, besides armed paramilitary forces will maintain a close vigil at the Dindi festivities on Monday evening.
A high level meeting chaired by the district Collector, N D Agrawal on Thursday evening reviewed the security and other issues related to the famous festival, which will commence at around 3.30 pm on Monday and culminate only on Tuesday noon.
Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Chairman of the Dindi festival, Damu Naik said the PWD and Goa Sewerage Development Corporation have been directed to repair the entire road from Hari Mandir to Vithal Mandir and back to Hari Mandir, including the Pajifond road dug up during the underground pipeline laying work.
He further said that instructions were issued to the electricity department officials to illuminate the entire stretch of the road, including the Municipal square for the occasion.
Similar directions were issued to the Margao traffic police to divert traffic wherever possible.
“Like in the past, the authorities and other agencies have extended their help and assistance to make the Dindi festival a great success”, Damu said. [H]