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PM Modi arriving in decked up Sgr amid multi-tier security cover tomorrow

 PM Modi arriving in decked up Sgr amid multi-tier security cover tomorrow

Vital road links leading to Bakshi Stadium, massive deployment in, around Bakshi Stadium; All arrangements in place: Official; Sgr declared as Temporary Red Zone for drone Ops; Stage set for historic rally: BJP

Abid Bashir

Srinagar, Mar 06 (KNO): A multi-tier security blanket has been laid in the decked-up Srinagar as Prime Minister Narender Modi is all set to arrive in the Capital City to address a mammoth rally at Bakshi Stadium tomorrow (Thursday).

Reliable sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that police and other security agencies have made elaborate security arrangements for the smooth conduct of PM Modi’s rally.

“Bakshi Stadium, the venue where the PM will address the gathering has not been decorated but a multi-tier security layer has been laid in and around the venue,” the sources said.

A police officer said that all security arrangements have been finalised. “All measures are in place to facilitate the people,” he said. “There are heightened security measures to ensure a smooth event. All security agencies are maintaining close coordination.” Sources said that top police officers took the stock of the security arrangements at the Bakshi Stadium and other parts of Srinagar.

They said that sharp shooters have been deployed atop buildings adjacent to the Bakshi Stadium.

PM Modi will be arriving at 12 noon tomorrow. He will land at the Srinagar international airport where he will board an army chopper to army’s 15 Corps headquarters where he will lay wreaths at the war memorial and pay tributes to fallen heroes. Sources said from the Badamibagh Cantonment, PM Modi will travel by road to the Bakshi Stadium where he will address a gathering of over one lakh people.

According to Srinagar police, Srinagar city has been declared as a ‘Temporary Red Zone’ for the operation of drones and quadcopters, as per provisions of Rule 24 (2) of Drone Rules, 2021 with immediate effect. “All unauthorized drone operations in the Red Zone are liable to be penalised as per relevant provisions of Drone Rules, 2021,” Srinagar police said and urged people to cooperate.

Sources said that vital road links from Jehangir Chowk to Solina, Zero Bridge to Lal Ded have been sealed and blocked at some points as part of security measures. As per BJP’s J&K Chief Ravinder Raina, Srinagar has been decorated with flags, hoardings, buntings and banners of PM Modi and “we are expecting a gathering of two lakh people at Bakshi Stadium.” BJP J&K spokesman Altaf Thakur said that the rally is going to be historic with huge participation of people. Almost 10,000 BJP flags and 1000 buntings and hoardings have been installed at the venue and other parts of city by BJP workers—(KNO)

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