Kumbh Mela 2021: NSG commandos to be deployed for security, says Uttarakhand police

Dehradun: The Nationwide Safety Guard (NSG) Commandos will be deployed in Haridwar for security advert to take motion towards the anti-national components in the course of the Kumbh Mela 2021. This was introduced by the Uttarakhand police on Wednesday.

The announcement got here after Main Common VS Ranade, NSG (IG Operations) met Uttarakhand Police Commissioner Ashok Kumar and mentioned the deployment of NSG in the course of the Kumbh Mela.

Ashok Kumar stated that “to take motion towards the anti-national components, two NSG groups will be deployed throughout Kumbh Mela. The NSG groups may even practice our Anti-Terrorist Squad, he stated.

“In the meantime, Uttarakhand Excessive Courtroom has requested the state authorities to current earlier than it a plan regarding crowd management and different preparations associated to Kumbh Mela in Haridwar in view of COVID-19 pandemic.

The courtroom requested the state authorities to current the plan on January 13 and requested Chief Secretary, Well being Secretary, District Justice of the Peace of Haridwar and Kumbh Mela Officer to be current within the courtroom.

A bench of Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan and Justice Manoj Kumar Tiwari was listening to petitions stating that quarantine centres and covid care centres within the state had been in a nasty form.

The bench directed the Haridwar District Choose to submit a report by February 21 giving particulars of ventilators, ICUs, hospital beds, tools, workers capability, and so on. Within the district in view of the spiritual congregation slated for March-April.

The courtroom has requested the District Choose to file a report in order to carry out the true state of Kumbh Mela preparations. Earlier, the excessive courtroom had directed the Well being Secretary, the honest organiser and the district Justice of the Peace to convene a gathering to set tips and submit a report earlier than it.

State City Growth Minister Madan Kaushik had stated final month that the Kumbh Mela will be held for 48 days in Haridwar as a substitute of three-and-a-half months due to the pandemic.

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