10 Thousands Police Shielded Kolkata On TMC’s Rally


Kolkata: Centering to Trinamool’s mega rally in Kolkata, security has been tightened in the city. The police headquarter Lalbazar has covered the city with security line from Friday afternoon. Drone will be used for strict vigilance as many heavyweights have arrived Kolkata on this event.

A thick security blanket has been thrown on the sprawling Brigade Parade Ground — the venue for the mega rally — to prevent any untoward incident. Hundreds of TMC volunteers will be on the grounds to take care of supporters.

As many as 10,000 police personnel will be deployed and around 400 police pickets have been set up to ensure foolproof security, police said.

Policemen in plain clothes, personnel of the Rapid Action Force and Quick Response Team would be deployed at the rally venue.

Police posting would start from as early as 4am with senior officials in the rank of assistant commissioners in charge of the five dais set up for the rally, a senior police officer said.