Security has been tightened in and around Industrial Model Township (IMT), Manesar, for the prime minister's visit here on Friday.
In addition to the local police personnel, forces from the neighbouring districts, too, have been requisitioned. According to a rough estimate, at least 1,000 policemen will be deployed in the area on Friday.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday will inaugurate the newly constructed building of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) at IMT. Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, governor Jagannath Paharia along with union corporate affairs minister M Veerappa Moily too will be present on the occasion.
KK Sindhu, police commissioner, Gurgaon, said, “We have put in place highest security arrangements for the visit. Besides providing foolproof security to the VVIPs, there will be proper regulation of traffic on that day so as to provide smooth passage to the commuters.”
No one will be allowed to enter the venue without a valid pass issued by the police or invitation card issued by IICA.
Meanwhile, the district administration will also place five magistrates on duty on Friday for maintaining law and order.
He said that mediapersons would be allowed at venue one by one only after proper
The director general of police, Ranjiv Singh Dalal is also scheduled to review the security arrangements at the function site on Thursday.