Lucknow: In yet another reversal of previous Mayawati government`s decision, the UP government has changed the colour of state traffic police`s uniform from blue to khaki.
Blue is considered to be the favourite colour of BSP.
"The decision has been taken to change the colour of the traffic cops uniform. Now instead of blue pants, caps, socks, belt--Khakhi colour, which is of police has been introduced. The change will be implemented from July 1," IG, Law and Order BP Singh told reporters.
Singh said a committee constituted for the purpose has proposed the change of colour as it resembled that of private security agencies creating confusion.
"Khakhi, which is also colour of police department has been introduced as it would have similarity with police force," he said.
He said that uniform of traffic inspector/sub inspectors would be same of the state police except for their shirt, which would be white.