Massive security arrangements across India for Independence Day celebrations


As India gets ready to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day, security arrangements across the country have been tightened to ensure that no untoward incident takes place in anywhere. Security agencies have deployed additional personnel and have also relied on technology to keep a close watch on proceedings.

Delhi and adjoining areas of National Capital Territory have been given multi-layered security with Delhi Police, SPG and NSG commandos, snipers and SWAT teams deputed at different locations. Additionally, Delhi Police stated that facial recognition system with CCTV cameras have been installed at key locations across the capital. “We are fully prepared and ready to meet any kind of exigency. More than 400 CCTV cameras have been installed. Our facial recognition system will alert us if any criminal, who is in our special database, arrives near the venue (Red Fort),” Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police, was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. Read More

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