DGP reviews security arrangements for Bijepur by-polls


By Our Correspondent

BARGARH: Odisha DGP Bijay Kumar Sharma on Wednesday reviewed security arrangements for Bijepur by-polls slated for October 21.

A high-level meeting was held at the District Police Headquarters here under the chairmanship of DGP Sharma, where R P Koche, ADG Law and Order, Himanshu Kumar Lal, DIG, Northern Range, SP Bargarh, Padmini Sahoo and other senior police officials were present.

Sharma asked to change their perception and treat the people with all gentleness and serving mentality. Sharma talked to senior citizens of Bargarh District and urged them to extend their support for Participatory Protection Drive.

We are reviewing the suggestion of Bargarh SP for the deployment of 30 platoons of armed police forces,” DGP said adding  “Apart from OSAP personnel, CRPF, SS Battalion, SOG and DVF personnel will be pressed in during the by-election. Besides, CCTV cameras will be installed at 15 sensitive spots,”


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