Chandigarh, January 24, 2020 ( By YS.Rana): Haryana Police has beefed up security measures across the State in view of the ensuing Republic Day celebrations on January 26.
While stating this here on Friday, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Navdeep Singh Virk said that all the Commissioners of Police and district Superintendents of Police have been directed to ensure elaborate security cover on January 26 at all important venues for celebrations and flag-hoisting. Additional forces have been deployed so that no untoward incident takes place and everything goes smoothly, he added.
Virk said that police personnel was keeping a close vigil in sensitive locations to maintain law and order before and during Republic Day celebrations. At the same time, security forces were also keeping a close eye on unclaimed goods, vehicles as well as suspicious persons. Apart from conducting checks at all vital points, patrolling and checking have also been intensified to maintain law and order. The special drive of checking trains and public transport is also being carried out in the state.
He said that close vigil was being kept at the strategic locations like busy markets, bus stands, railway stations, hotels and guest houses. In addition to police patrolling, checking of vehicles especially during the night time has also been beefed up to make the general public feel safe. He also urged the people to report all suspicious persons or objects, if any, to the police to ensure a safe and secure Republic Day celebrations.