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Security beefed up with 2,966 police personnel deployed at Pashupatinath Temple for Teej

18 September 2023  

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KATHMANDU: In a bid to ensure the safety and security of devotees thronging the Pashupatinath Temple on the auspicious occasion of Haritalika Teej, a force of 2,966 police personnel has been stationed in the temple area.

The Pashupatinath Temple is witnessing a massive influx of worshippers today, drawn to the temple to mark the celebration of Teej.

To facilitate the ease of access for pilgrims, all four entrances to the temple have been opened.

To maintain a security apparatus, a central command post has been established within the temple premises, overseeing a comprehensive security strategy.

The security operation encompasses police foot patrols, mobile patrols, cordoning, plainclothes officers, picketing, striking units, reserve teams, CCTV surveillance, walk-through gates, and the deployment of drones for aerial surveillance.

In addition to the heightened security measures, efficient traffic management and disaster response protocols have been activated to address any potential emergencies that may arise during the festivities.

The police force has implemented a two-shift deployment strategy to manage these responsibilities effectively.

The District Police Complex Kathmandu has disclosed that 1,483 policemen will be deployed during each shift, underscoring their commitment to safeguarding the spiritual sanctity and security of all those visiting the temple for this special occasion.

Publish Date : 18 September 2023 10:26 AM

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