The preparations are in full swing for the ensuing Republic Day celebrations in Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh will hoist the National Flag on January 26 at Bastar head-quarters town of Jagdalpur and Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr. Gourishankar Agrawal will hoist the Flag at Sarguja head-quarters town of Ambikapur. The Ministers, MPs and MLAs will hoist the National Flag at all the district head-quarters and read the Chief Minister's message to citizens. Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Mr.
Cief Minister Dr. Raman Singh would unfurl national flag in the state Capital on Independence Day. Similarly, Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Dharmalal Kaushik and Deputy Speaker Narayan Chandel would hoist national flag at Bilaspur and Janjgir- Champa district head-quarters respectively.