Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Diwali, additional security forces deployed

The festival of Diwali brings happiness. But the anti-social elements do not desist from doing their deeds even on such occasions. To deal with any situation, the security arrangements have been increased in Delhi ahead of the Diwali festival.

New Delhi: Security has been made tighter. The police gave this information on Saturday. Additional police personnel in both uniform and civil dress have been deployed across the city and patrolling has been intensified in crowded areas such as malls and markets.


Women Police and Pink Police teams also increased patrolling

Patrolling by Mahila Police and Pink Police teams has also been intensified to ensure the safety of women and children. The police are continuously monitoring with CCTV cameras. The move comes after Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora directed all senior officers to strengthen anti-terrorist measures in their respective districts.


Chandni Chowk, Azadpur, Ghazipur on police radar

Police sources said major markets, including Chandni Chowk, Azadpur and Ghazipur, are particularly under the police radar. Because people from outside Delhi often come. Eastern District DCP Priyanka Kashyap said, “Elaborate security arrangements have been made especially in markets, malls, important establishments and crowded places. Visibility of the police has been increased through intensive patrolling and deployment of additional pickets. All the staff are on high alert to prevent any untoward incident.


Flag march and patrolling continues in the streets of Sarojini Nagar

South West District DCP Manoj C said that foot patrolling has been intensified in the market areas with maximum police presence. Flag marches and intensive patrolling are being done in the streets of Sarojini Nagar market to spread awareness among the visitors to take all necessary precautions while shopping.


Speeding up the checking of vehicles coming from outside

A senior police officer from North West district said that teams in the area have intensified the operation to check vehicles coming to the markets, including Azadpur Mandi. "Representatives of the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) have also been asked to approach the police in case of any suspicious person or activity," the official said.