With almost three months to go for the graduation of the Mahakumbh Mela in Haridwar, the Mela administration has began planning for security elements upfront.
Mela police administration can also be guaranteeing preparation and planning in case Covid-19 outspread is curbed by March 2021 and there’s main footfall of pilgrims.
The four-month lengthy honest can be manned by the Uttarakhand Police in addition to central paramilitary personnel of the Indo Tibetan Border Police, Central Reserve Police Force and Provincial Armed Constabulary amongst others.
The arrival and deployment of the Kumbh Mela security personnel is being deliberate in 5 phases which can be modified in keeping with restrictions, e-passes, count of pilgrims authorized by the govt throughout Kumbh, mela officers mentioned.
According to Inspector General of Kumbh Police Force Sanjay Gunjiyal, elaborate security preparations are being deliberate for the mega honest with emphasis on guaranteeing efficient drive deployment and utilisation.
“Already under the first phase, local cops of the Kumbh force from the state police have arrived and in another three to four phases the rest of the personnel will arrive, as the Kumbh date nears. Coordination, sharing of intelligence input, information, traffic control and also adhering to social distance norms will be priority for the Kumbh mela force,” mentioned IG Kumbh Gunjiyal.
For the primary time Mela Force Police strains can even get shifted from inner-city Rishi Kul field to the outer Neeldhara space adjoining to Ganga for Mahakumbh.
At this police line Kumbh Police stations can be primarily based and a briefing corridor can be arrange to make sure the comfort of addressing numerous mela drive personnel at one place itself.
“Apart from companies of paramilitary forces, a bomb disposal squad, commando unit and anti-mine team have been sought from the Central government for Kumbh Mela. From terror threat to intelligence information sharing, communication set up requirement and keeping tab through drone surveillance, the Kumbh Mela will be a thoroughly secure one,” mentioned Kumbh drive Circle Officer Prakash Chandra Deoli.
As a part of the buildup for the Kumbh, mela drive administration had just lately invited Prayagraj Range Kumbh 2019 Deputy Inspector General, Uttar Pradesh KP Singh to hunt steering and for devising technique and planning for the Haridwar Mahakumbh.