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Delhi police strengthen security for DUSU polls

New Delhi: As Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) election approaching, Delhi Police have started heightening their security vigil in University areas.
From markets to meetings with the university official and students union, city police do not want to leave any stone unturned for ensuring a peaceful election.
Police sources told Millennium Post that due to security reasons, they have identified six spots, including the hostel areas and University walls, to keep under the scanner.
According to police, they have increased the patrolling in the night to check the cases of drunken driving and also to stop any scuffle between students unions.
Police sources claimed that most of the arguments takes place during night regarding posters and other issues for which police do not want to take any chances.
Not only in police uniform but cops are patrolling in plain clothes, especially in the market areas. Cops are also maintaining their vigil on the printing shops as most of the posters which are pasted on the walls are sometimes found to be printed without the name of the shop. "Joint patrolling with traffic police is going on in the district," said an official.
Police have also registered two FIRs regarding defacement and they have started their investigation in the case.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Jatin Narwal stated that they held a meeting with the student union and university official regarding the security during the election.
Police sources said that during the recent meeting with university official, they have discussed several points including Lyngdoh Committee.
For the South Campus, police have beefed up the security and keeping an eye on the movements in the colleges.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Ishwar Singh stated that they are ensuring proper security arrangements and also they will hold a meeting with the student's unions and an university official.
"So far we have not got any complaint of Defacement from the area but we are not taking any chances," said Singh.
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