Over 4000 cops deployed for Navratri celebrations in Thane

Over 3600 police personnel, three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and 600 homeguards have been deployed in Thane city to ensure security and law and order during Navratri festivities that began on Sunday, commissioner Vivek Phansalkar said.

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Published on 29 Sep 2019 10:51 AM GMT

Over 4000 cops deployed for Navratri celebrations in Thane
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Thane: Over 3600 police personnel, three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and 600 homeguards have been deployed in Thane city to ensure security and law and order during Navratri festivities that began on Sunday, commissioner Vivek Phansalkar said.

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Four additional commissioners of police, five deputy commissioners, 12 assistant commissioners, 97 inspectors and 267 sub-inspectors are leading the security apparatus, he added.

The number of places where Navratri is celebrated publicly, popularly called garba-dandiya mandals, have increased in the city over the years, therefore requiring additional deployment of security personnel, he informed.

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