Bangalore city police and Bruhath Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are all geared up to celebrate the Independence day on Friday.
BBMP Commissioner M Lakshminarayana on Wednesday announced that precautionary measures have been taken to ensure smooth celebration of the Independence Day at Manek Shaw Parade Ground on Friday.
“The Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will arrive to the ground at 8.58 am and the National Flag will be hoisted at 9 am. The CM will take salutation and later he will deliver the Independence Day message,” Lakshminarayana said.
Lakshminarayana also mentioned that over 600 BBMP officials including engineers, pourakarmikas and gangmen have been roped in for preparations. “We had also arranged food and water and medical aid for 2,450 children who are practicing since three days at Parade Ground. They will perform freedom struggle oriented cultural programme,” said Lakshminarayana.
Meanwhile, Bangalore police commissioner MN Reddi said, 1,183 policemen including officers will be deployed in and around the ground to avoid any untoward incident.
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In addition to this, six Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) platoons and two Rapid Action Force (RAF) platoons will be stationed at the ground. More than 56 policemen will keep an eye on the function through 40 CCTV cameras installed at the ground.
In view of the ongoing protests, the police banned black cloths from being taken to the ground. Reddi clarified that there was no specific threat for the Independence Day but there will be general alert.