Security measures in place for Kaanwariyas in Gurugram
In the wake of recent terror attacks at Amarnath pilgrims, the Gurugram Police are trying to put measures for the safety of Kaanwariyas who visit the city in large numbers during this time.
Besides routes diversions at NH-8, the Gurugram Police plans to survey the security of the Kaanwariyas and commuters by using drones.
There have also been 2,000 police personnel and home guards that have been deployed to ensure smooth passage for Kaanwariyas.
Senior police officials, including Commissioner Sandeep Khirwar, are frequently visiting major traffic intersections at NH-8 to review the security situation.
On Sunday, Akil Mohammad ADGP (law and order) Haryana Police held a meeting with Gurugram Police Commissioner and the DCP's of all four districts of Gurugram on the security situation during Kaanwariya's visit in the city.
"We will request cooperation from Gurugram citizens during the Kaanwariyas visit. The massive rush of pilgrims may lead to traffic jams however the situation can be prevented if both commuters and Kaanwariyas follow traffic rules.
"On our part, our personnel who are there on the ground will leave no stone unturned towards maintaining normal situation," said Akil Mohammad ADGP (Law and order) Haryana Police.
"The construction activities at NH-8 will add to the challenges, however, we are up to it and will ensure that neither the Kaanwariyas nor the residents of Gurugram face any difficulties. We will request the citizens and Kaanwariyas to cooperate with the police," said Commissioner Khirwar.