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Delhi CP meets PC; discusses R-Day arrangements

delhi Updated: Jan 20, 2011 20:44 IST
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B K Gupta

Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta today met Home Minister P Chidambaram and apprised him about the security arrangements for Republic Day and law and order situation in the capital.

Sources said Gupta apprised the Home Minister about the security arrangements made for January 26. He also informed Chidambaram about the law and order situation in the capital.

Security has been stepped in the capital in the run-up to the Republic Day celebrations with thousands of policemen fanning out across the city and a massive ground-to-air security apparatus put in place.

Snipers will be deployed at high-rise buildings while around 100 CCTVs will keep a tight vigil on people's movement between Rajpath and Red Fort, the route of the parade which showcases India's military might and cultural diversity.

Mobile hit teams, anti-aircraft guns and sharpshooters of National Security Guards will be deployed at various places while paramilitary and Delhi Police commandos will keep a close watch along the route of the parade.