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Security tightened in TN ahead of I-Day
Tamil Nadu

Security tightened in TN ahead of I-Day

Agency News

Chennai, Aug 13 : Security arrangements were tightened across Tamil Nadu ahead of the 73rd Independence Day to be celebrated on Thursday. More than 1 lakh police personnel would be deployed on security duty as part of heightened security arrangements, police sources said. After the Parliament abrogated Article 370 that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate it into two Union Territories, The Union Home Ministry issued an advisory to all states to tighten security and maintain law and order. With the Independence Day just two days away, police have taken extra precautions by tightening security at all  vantage points. About 15,000 police personnel would be deployed in Chennai  city alone to monitor movement of anti-social elements. Police have also intensified vigil at all important places like temples, places of worship, commercial establishments, shopping malls, amusement parks, railway stations, airport and other places where public would throng in large numbers.UNI