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Tight security planned for Dasara festival 2019-peaceful celebrations
Karnataka

Tight security planned for Dasara festival 2019-peaceful celebrations

Agency News

Mysuru, Sep 214 : Mysore city police geared up for high level security for Dasara festival 2019 commencing from September 29 for safe, peaceful and smooth celebrations, said commissioner of police K T Lalkrishna on Tuesday.

Speaking to newsmen here, he said that security will be provided in two phases, the first will be from September 29 to October 5 and the second from October 8.

Particularly on October 8, the grand finale of Dasara procession in which lakhs of people are expected to witness the mega famous event which pass through the city's main streets for 4.5 km route.

Around 2978 police staff from the city, 4429 officials from outside and 1000 home guards will be on duty in about 8407 policemen during for ten day event.

Mobile command centre bus is being used during the festivities across the city with 20 police helpline centers will be in besides hundreds of cctv cameras placed in the vintage points he said. (UNI)