Dasara security: Additional Police force to arrive in October first week
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Dasara security: Additional Police force to arrive in October first week

September 22, 2018

Mysuru:  The first batch of additional Police force from different parts of the State will arrive in city for Dasara security during the first week of October.

Speaking to Star of Mysore, DCP (Law&Order) Dr. N. Vishnuvardhana said that City Police Commissioner Dr A. Subramanyeswara Rao had already held two rounds of discussion with his officers in connection with Dasara security.

The Department has decided to submit another fresh proposal regarding the final requirement of Police personnel for Dasara security  after reviewing the Dasara preparations.

The Police Commissioner has discussed the deployment of additional Police force in the wake of huge number of tourist inflow to the city for Dasara festivities, he said.

The Officer said that more than 2,500 Police personnel from various districts had arrived for Dasara security last year, but this year, the Department may submit the final proposal for 3,000 Police personnel from other districts in the State.  The first batch of the additional Police personnel are expected to arrive in city on Oct. 2 or Oct. 3 and second batch will arrive on Oct. 14, he said.

The Department has taken measures to accommodate them at hostels, colleges and educational institutions, community halls located at Mandi Mohalla, Lashkar Mohalla, V.V. Mohalla, Hebbal, Vijayanagar and other areas in city.

Food arrangements have also been made for them. Police Inspectors of various Stations have already identified the location to facilitate the stay of Police personnel in their limits, he said.


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