Massive security for 2013 Allahabad Kumbh Mela

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 13:01

Lucknow: A massive security arrangement will be in place when the 2013 Maha Kumbh is held at Allahabad.

Additional Director General of Police Jag Mohan Yadav said the Uttar Pradesh Police will hold a high-level meeting with the Uttarakhand Police to fine-tune the security.

Fifty companies of the Provincial Armed Constabulary will be deputed during the Kumbh.

These will include a senior superintendent of police, 12 assistant superintendents, 50 deputy superintendents, 50 inspectors, 550 sub-inspectors, 450 head constables and 5,800 police constables.
An estimated three crore pilgrims are expected on the Amavasya day alone, officials said.


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First Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 13:01

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