A special police station has been set up at Pushkar Ghat in Rajamahendravaram as part of tourist police stations established in 20 tourist areas across the State.
Pushkar Ghat is a must-visit place for tourists coming to Rajahmundry City. About 3,000 people visit on normal days and about 5,000 people come for Godavari baths and Godavari aarti on holidays. Every year more than three lakh devotees take holy baths on Shivaratri day. Hence, the government has set up a tourist police station in this area for the protection of devotees and tourists, the officials informed.