June 13, 2022
The pilgrim town of Puri has been put under five-tier security for the Debasnana Purnima scheduled to be held at the Jagannath Temple on June 14. Security has also been beefed up inside and outside the temple for the occasion.
Addressing a press conference today, ADG (Law & Order) R.K Sharma informed that 3 Commandants, 11 Additional SPs, 21 DSPs, 50 Inspectors, 270 SIs & ASIs, 1000 Constables & Home Guards are to be deployed for the Debasnana Purnima.
A team of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and one platoon of Special Tactical Unit (STU) will also be deployed for the purpose.
Crowd management inside and outside the temple, and traffic and security arrangements will be the main focus of the deployed units. Adequate CCTV cameras have also been installed for the Debasnana Purnima, said Sharma.
Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra looked into the field-level progress of the works under the ...