The West Bengal executive has put the police on alert in view of the Durga Puja festivities within the state, mentioning terror threats.
Issuing a suite of tips, Leader Secretary HK Dwivedi requested officers to make sure that communal team spirit is maintained within the state.
All group puja committees had been requested to have interaction an good enough collection of volunteers within the pandals to stay vigil at the motion of suspicious individuals and tell the police in case of any emergency.
CCTV cameras and watchtowers had been made necessary for massive puja pandals, as according to the information.
The police had been placed on alert in view of the present threats from terrorists and divisive teams to destabilise peace and team spirit, resulting in legislation and order issues all through the following festivities, it mentioned.
Mr Dwivedi requested all of the departments involved to make sure that communal team spirit is maintained within the state all through the Durga Puja pageant. “Special attention should be given to areas having mixed population and thickly populated areas as well as isolated places and vulnerable or sensitive regions.”
The federal government additionally requested group puja committees to mend the date and time of immersion in session with the native police.
This 12 months the state has allowed immersion of idols from October 15 to 18.
“Steps should be taken so that the festivities do not result in annoyance of local residents and people of other communities,” the information mentioned.
The standard restrictions on using loudspeakers must be strictly adopted, it mentioned.
“The state Home Department must be informed of any untoward incident during the festivals forthwith,” it added.
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