Elaborate security arrangements are made at places across the city for the coming Dasara celebrations in order to ensure peaceful celebrations.
Addressing a press conference, Police Commissioner B Dayananda said: “We are expecting a large number of tourists to visit the city during the holidays and long weekend coinciding with Vijayadashami, the day on which the famous Jumboo Savari procession is held in Mysuru. In the wake of recent blast at court premises and violence that broke over Cauvery water dispute, security has been beefed up in the city. As tourists across the world will visit the city, we can’t take chances.”
He added that as many as 4,214 city traffic police, 80 commandos from RAF and Mysuru City Commando Force, 49 security inspecting team and 14,000 home guards have been deployed in the city. Besides, 13 SP and DCP (Mysuru 30, other places 10), 90 Police Inspectors, 200 Police Sub Inspectors, 252 ASI, 2,610 head constable and police constables have been deployed for the security.
An additional 47 CCTV cameras have been installed along the the procession route along with the functioning 42 CCTV cameras in city.
For the first time, private vehicles to Chamundi Hills from October 1 to 11 have been banned.
Cycle pure agarbathies distributes 350 weather jackets to traffic police
Cycle pure agarbathies, as part of their community care programme distributed 350 weather jackets to the Mysuru City traffic police, on Thursday.
With an aim to strengthen the commitment towards development, Cycle Pure agarbathies distributed jackets to traffic police.
Addressing the gathering, Chairman of NR group R Guru said: “We have always believed in giving back to the society, what better way to do it than to give to the people who are maintaining discipline in the society. We are extremely honoured to be part of this initiative.”
City Police Commissioner B Dayananda, DCP Law and order Shekar, DCP crime and traffic Rudramuny and others were present.