Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 5:
Commissionerate Police have taken elaborate measures to ensure smooth conduct of Holi festival in the Odisha capital scheduled tomorrow.
“We will deploy 30 platoons of armed police force to ward off any untoward incident on the occasion. Two additional DCPs and six ACPs will monitor the security in the city for the safety of the people”, said Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi.
He said the police would act tough against the anti-socials and the drunkards and slap fines for rash driving. There will be constant patrolling during the festival, Bhoi said.
Apart from this, five fire brigade teams will be deployed at Kuakhai river bank at Mancheswar, Hansapal, Daya river bank and Puri canal at Tankapani Road to rescue people from drowning.