Security measures tightened for Durga Puja in Tripura

At the outset, Tripura police extends warm greetings to all the people of Tripura during this festive season.

This year, as per available information Durga Puja is likely to be celebrated at 2176 places/pandals in Tripura observing the covid norms issued by the State Government.

This includes 865 Puja in urban areas and 1311 in rural areas. In Agartala and surrounding areas, Durga Puja will be celebrated at 554 pandals.

As in the past, elaborate Police arrangements have been made all over the State to ensure peaceful celebration of the festival.

Nearly 7660, comprising 4242 TSR and 3418 Police personnel shall be deployed in the State to maintain law & order and to regulate traffic movement.

There will be a total of 157 Police Assistance Booths all over the states including 50 Police Assistance Booths exclusively in Agartala city to render assistance to the people.

98 Watch tower are being constructed in all important locations including 25 Towers in Agartala.

The sensitive and important places with high foot-falls will be kept under CCTV surveillance.

Total 78 CCTV will be installed in various locations all over the state excluding the available CCTV, cameras installed in Agartala under Smart City Project. Govt.

Railway Police Stations have taken special cares for safety & security of the Puja viewers. In addition to the above deployment, total 08 platoons of CRPF have been deployed in 08 Major Police Station areas.

Under the Emergency Response Security System(ERSS) total 88 Nos. of mobile vehicles will also remain in service 24×7, for which the Toll Free call number is 112.

Assistance of NCC shall be taken for Traffic control during the day time in course of Puja Period. This apart, 200 Women Police Volunteers in Gomati District and 240 in West Tripura District will also assist police.

Adequate numbers of Plain Clothed Police personnel including Women Police have been deployed in various places to maintain survilance and to prevent pick pocketing. ‘

No-Entry’ shall be imposed during the puja days from 12/10/2021 to 15/10/2021 between 06 PM to 12 Midnight in some major roads of Agartala City. However, emergency road for IGM/GBP Hospital will be kept open.

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