Delhi Police Asks Invitees With COVID-19 Symptoms To Avoid Independence Day Event

Independence Day 2020: There might be round 4,000 safety personnel on the Pink Fort: Police (File)

New Delhi:

The Delhi Police on Tuesday suggested invitees for the Independence Day perform on the Pink Fort to chorus from attending it in the event that they skilled any COVID-19 symptom inside two weeks earlier than the occasion and have not acquired examined.

The police additionally requested the invitees to comply with COVID-related pointers issued by the Dwelling Ministry and the Well being Ministry always throughout the Independence Day celebration on the Pink Fort.

“Within the occasion of any invitee experiencing/having a historical past of any signs of COVID-19 inside two weeks (operating as much as) of the Independence Day, which is but untested or confirmed optimistic for the illness, the invitee might contemplate refraining to attend the occasion,” the police mentioned in an announcement.

They mentioned there might be markings on the entry gate at enough distance and controlling officers and ushers might be on responsibility to help invitees for seating contained in the designated enclosures.

They mentioned that on conclusion of the perform, the invitees ought to keep away from crowding on the exit, and anticipate the controlling officers to information them.

In line with a senior police officer, there might be round 4,000 safety personnel on the Pink Fort on the event and they’ll stand sustaining social distance.

No cameras, binoculars, remote-controlled automobile keys, umbrella, purses, briefcases, transistors, cigarette lighters, tiffin packing containers, water bottles, lunch packing containers and many others. might be permitted, they mentioned.

The complete-dress rehearsal for the Independence Day will happen on the Pink Fort on Thursday. Defence personnel from the Military, Navy and the Air Drive will march throughout the Mughal-era construction.

Earlier the police had mentioned a multi-layer safety ring, together with NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos and kite catchers, might be positioned across the Pink Fort, from the place Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tackle the nation on the 74th Independence Day.

Over 350 Delhi Police personnel, who might be a part of the guard of honour at Pink Fort on Independence Day, have been quarantined as a precautionary measure, that they had mentioned.

These personnel of the pressure of all ranks — from a constable to Deputy Commissioner of Police — have been quarantined at a newly constructed police colony in Delhi Cantonment.

Flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hold gliders, UAVs, micro gentle plane, remotely piloted plane, sizzling air balloons, small measurement powered plane, quadcopters or para-jumping from plane and many others. are prohibited over the jurisdiction of Nationwide Capital Territory of Delhi as much as August 15, police had mentioned.

The visitor record more likely to be pruned and kids carrying garments resembling the Tricolour might be lacking this 12 months.

Nevertheless, there might be no change within the safety preparations and they are going to be as stringent as they’re yearly. The police personnel concerned in frisking would additionally don private safety gear (PPE) kits, the police had mentioned.

The Independence Day occasion witnesses attendance of ministers, senior political leaders, high officers of various ministries and diplomats. Even most people is allowed to attend.

This time, nevertheless, there was additionally a proposal to not enable most people on the occasion and as an alternative have 1,500 corona warriors, together with 500 police personnel who’ve recovered from the an infection, attend it.

The occasion on the Pink Fort shall encompass a guard of honour by the armed forces and the Delhi Police to the prime minister, unfurling of the nationwide flag and firing of the 21-gun salute, tackle by the PM, singing of the nationwide anthem instantly after the speech and launch of tricoloured balloons on the finish.


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