Lutyens Delhi to have new police station in North Avenue
Lutyens’ Delhi will soon have a new police station in North Avenue with the Aam Aadmi Party
(AAP) government on Monday issuing a notification in this regard after getting an approval from Lieutenant Governor (LG) Najeeb Jung.
The North Avenue Police station will have under its jurisdiction specific areas that were so far under the domain of the police stations at Parliament Street and Mandir Marg, both in New Delhi range of the city.
The notification has been issued by the Delhi government’s Home department after the Lieutenant Governor had approved the proposal sent by the Delhi Police last week.
“The Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital of Delhi is pleased to direct and declare that the new police station, after excluding areas from the jurisdiction of police stations of Parliament Street and Mandir Marg, shall be constituted namely as North Avenue Police Station,” the notification stated.
A particular stretch outside the Rashtrapati Bhavan premises will fall under the jurisdiction of the North Avenue Police Station. “The jurisdiction areas under two police stations –Parliament Street and Mandir Marg – were large and in view of this, the new police station has been set up,” an official said, adding that the work on the project will soon begin.
Earlier this month, new police station on South Avenue was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary.