13,474 cops deployed for Pushkaram security
As part of the bandobust arrangements for Krishna Pushkarams, the Telangana police have deployed 13,474 personnel in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts.
Director-general of police (DGP) Anurag Sharma, in an official release issued here on Thursday, said 555 CCTV cameras were put in place at various ghats and other strategic places. 80 anti-sabotage teams were pressed into service. “Over 57 pushkar ghats were erected in Mahbubnagar and 28 in Nalgonda.Of them, 20 are major, 33 minor and rest were local ghats,“ he added.
Two integrated control rooms have also been set up, one each in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda, in addition to one control room each at every major and minor ghats,” the note said.
Eight IPS officers, led by Anjani Kumar, additional director-general of police (Law and Order), would be supervising the arrangements in the two districts.
eenadu news paper 12-08-2016: http://epaper.eenadu.net