Strict Vigil In Kolkata Amid Fears of Janmashtami Violence


Kolkata: on the occasion of Janmashtami , Kolkata police will maintain strict surveillance. The Visva Hindu Parishad has organized nearly 2000 procession in the state. The procession was organized in different blocks of the city, Kolkata, suburbs and the state.

Kolkata police keep eye on every place to avoid any unpleasant incidents. The Lalbazar have made Blu-Print of security system. Police sources said that special arrangements have been made to maintain peace in Janmashtami. Besides Kolkata Police, state police have been asked to hike security on that occasion.

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A top official said, we have arranged all types of security systems. If anybody try to spread any kind of turmoil, we will take appropriate action. Each police station has been asked to be alert. The procession that runs out of Shyambazar, Garia Ghar, Thakurpukur and Bondel Gate in the city.

Last year Ramanabami’s procession saw a lot of people with arms. The intellectuals of Bengal complained that this religious procession was actually political motivated. But the members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad do not want to have any politics in the procession of Janmastami. In their words, this festival is a celebration of Hindus.

Reported By- Soyeta Bhattacharya

Edited By- Piku Mukherjee