The New Year celebrations were peaceful this time as compared to last year as no major untoward incident was reported.
According to the Chandigarh Police, a total of 232 challans were issued on Thursday night, including 103 for dunken driving. A total of 104 vehicles were impounded by the police on the New Year night.
Last year, the UT police had challaned 653 vehicles for different offences, issued 107 challans for drunken driving and had impounded 143 vehicles.
Police had put up 10 nakas exclusively to check drunken driving. Chandigarh Police control room received 1,456 calls for assistance. Out of these, 87 calls were regarding brawls, 43 complained about noise and 37 calls were received from people complaining about nuisance at public places.
A total of 48 calls were received with regard to road mishaps.