Kolkata: With the city gearing up for five days of Durga Pujas from next week, Kolkata Police has put in place elaborate full-proof arrangements from Panchami to Dashami. According to Lalbazar, eight thousand police personnel will be deployed for the safety. Trauma Care Unit, Missing Person Squad with Mobile Assistant Booth will also create.
According to Lalbazar, five thousand home-guards will be deployed also to maintain law and order. Metro Rail is one of the main transportation to the visitors. So police security will be extended in all Metro station premises. There will also be 27 trauma care units, CCTV surveillance. 9 Missing Person Squad Booths will be there for finding anyone missing in the crowd. Mobile Assistant Booth will have 7.
Lalbazar sources also add that immersion will be held in 23 Ghats. Kolkata police will run special surveillance in those ghats. Lalbazar has already been banned from using the DJ in immersion procession. Meanwhile, in its attempt to help pandal hoppers, Kolkata Police has launched an Android-based mobile app “Utsab App”.