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R-Day Parade: Capital on close vigil from land to sky

New Delhi, Fri, 25 Jan 2013 NI Wire

In a bid to keep the eye on Republic Day parade in Capital, Police have made tight security in Delhi. Around 25,000 security personnel of Delhi Police and paramilitary forces will keep vigil on entire area of Capital.

Apart from these, around 3,000 security personnel from Delhi Police, paramilitary forces and elite National Security Guards (NSG) will be deployed in central Delhi from midnight Jan 25, especially on the route from Vijay Chowk to the Red Fort - the route of the Jan 26 ceremonial parade, said a senior police officer.

According to sources, around 22,000 police personnel will be present in and around the city to avert any untoward incident. Mobile teams, anti-aircraft guns and NSG sharpshooters will also be on hand at various places while paramilitary and Delhi Police commandos will keep a close watch along the parade route.

To provide the proper security, more than 60 quick reaction teams (QRT) will man the central and New Delhi areas since Jan 25 midnight while around 600 PCR teams, including in vans and on motorcycles, have been instructed to keep watch in and around the city whole night.

Earlier Delhi Traffic Police have issued elaborate traffic arrangement for the capital. Traffic restrictions have been placed in the central Delhi area. No vehicle would be allowed to ply on Rajpath from 6 p.m. Jan 25 and vehicular movement will be restricted on Tilak Marg, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, and Netaji Subhash Marg up to the Red Fort from 4 a.m. Jan 26.

Due toe Republic Day parade, various changes have been made for Metro also. Services will be curtailed from 6 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at nine Metro stations as Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Mandi House, Udyog Bhavan, Race Course, Pragati Maidan, Barakhamba Road and Khan Market.

(With inputs from IANS)

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