Safety up in Amritsar forward of Operation Bluestar anniversary
Amritsar, Could 31
Forward of June 6 anniversary of Operation Bluestar, also called “Ghallughara Divas”, safety within the holy metropolis has been beefed up.
Together with town police, 4 further corporations of paramilitary forces (two from the Central Reserve Police Pressure and two from the Fast Motion Pressure), moreover 1,500 Punjab Armed Police personnel have been deployed within the metropolis.
Nonetheless, the holy metropolis has been on excessive alert following the seizures of IEDs smuggled from Pakistan- primarily based ISI components.
Police Commissioner Arun Pal Singh mentioned they have been conserving tabs on anti-national entities. He mentioned patrolling and safety had been elevated at susceptible locations, together with markets, non secular shrines and vacationer spots.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Regulation & Order) Parminder Singh Bhandal mentioned the police would additionally get further power from the Border Vary on June 1 for strengthening the safety cowl. The police in civvy would stay current on the Golden Temple, he mentioned.
“Now we have bought further energy of the DSP and ASP- rank officers for sustaining peace,” mentioned Bhandal.
In the meantime, Sikh activists underneath the banner of the Dal Khalsa have given a name for one-day “Amritsar shutdown”. In addition to, the Dal Khalsa will organise “Azadi March” within the night.
The Sikh activists mentioned “Pagg Atte Punjab Bachao” conference has been scheduled at Guru Nanak Bhawan on June 4.
Taking the state authorities to process for going overboard within the identify of “Ghallughara”, leaders of the Dal Khalsa mentioned, “SAD (Amritsar), Waris Punjab De and SYP will take out a peaceable march from Gurdwara Bhai Veer Singh to Akal Takht as a mark of protest on June 5.”