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Security tightened for Id procession

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in the city in view of the Id Milad procession to prevent any untoward incidents.

india Updated: Mar 21, 2008 15:14 IST

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in the city in view of the Id Milad procession to prevent any untoward incidents, a top police official said.

"Heavy police bandobast has been made in the city in view of the procession. Two companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 30 Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP), 30 City Armed Reserve (CAR) and 8,000 civil police personnel have been deployed all over the city", Additional Commissioner of Police, Law & Order, Bipin Gopal Krishna told PTI on .

The procession which begins after the noon namaz will culminate at around 8 pm. Over 25,000 people are expected to participate in the procession, he said.