After the improvised explosive system (IED) was discovered at Ghazipur Flower Market forward of the Republic Day and later subtle, the Delhi Police have fortified areas in and round Rajpath with multi-layer safety cowl, put in facial recognition techniques (FRS) and over 300 CCTVs.
Deepak Yadav, DCP, New Delhi, mentioned that aside from the fear risk, the rise in instances of COVID-19 can be a significant problem for the drive.
He has briefed the police personnel concerning the obligatory precautions that have to be adopted and has tightened the safety preparations in New Delhi.
“We have intensified the process of verification of tenants and visitors in hotels in and around the New Delhi area. A quick reaction team (QRT) will be deployed to respond to any untoward situation. We are also deploying an anti-drone team to keep a watch on any flying object breaching security cordon,” he mentioned.
He added that round 300 cameras with FRS-enabled amenities have been deployed in and round Rajpath. The techniques have a database of fifty,000 suspected criminals.
“Due to COVID-19-related restrictions only 4,000 tickets will be available and a total of 24,000 people will be allowed to attend the event,” official mentioned.