Security arrangements in full swing for Ganesh Idol immersion
September 16, 2013 - Hyderabad
With the ten day long Ganesh festival that concludes on Wednesday and Ganesh Idol immersion takes place on Wednesday, the city police had made elaborate security arrangements for peaceful and smooth conduct of the event.
According to Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma said that 15,000 uniformed personnel including 13 companies of para-military forces have been deployed. He said that 32 bomb disposal squads including 25 sniffer dogs will be pressed into service. Commissioner said that special pickets will be set up at 290 hyper sensitive and 580 sensitive areas in the city with as many as 800 CCTV cameras put into service for monitoring the entire event. 390 mobile patrolling teams will also oversee the security arrangements.