Elaborate security arrangements in Raipur

Elaborate security arrang

Staff Reporter :



Unprecedented security arrangements are being ensured by Intelligence Wing of Chhattisgarh Police simultaneously for Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, arrived here on Friday and National Tribal Dance Festival-2019 scheduled to be commencing from December 27. As a preventive measure, heavy posse of personnel including District Executive Force (DEF) and Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF), accompanied sniffer dogs, carried out extensive frisking across the city. Under this campaign, police personnel covered public places, important locations and hypersensitive places.

Meanwhile, personnel carrying handheld metal detector and sniffer dogs carried out checking of passengers’ luggage at Raipur railway station, bus stand and Swami Vivekananda Airport. Notably, Vice President Naidu arrived here in special aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) from Rajahmundry Airport. Security personnel have virtually taken over Science College Ground, the venue of National Tribal Dance Festival-2019, with deployment of strong contingent including armed troopers. Elaborate security arrangements have been placed for the programme which is going to mark the presence of VVIPs and VIPs across the country. “To take care of ‘law and order’ in Raipur, particularly in and around the venue, around 5,000 personnel have been deployed in the state capital.

Along with armed personnel, policeman in civil dress, have been deployed at important and sensitive places here,” said Deputy Superintendent of Police (Lines) Manishankar Chandra. To avert any untoward incident during the programme, Door Framed Metal Detectors (DFMD) with Operator will be placed at entry and exit points, personnel with handheld metal detectors and adequate number of Stoppers has been asked to put at the venue, said police sources.

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