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RED ALERT SOUNDED IN PUNJAB IN VIEW OF REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS

January 26, 2023 - PatialaPolitics

RED ALERT SOUNDED IN PUNJAB IN VIEW OF REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS

A red alert has been sounded across the state on Wednesday to ensure peaceful celebrations of
Republic Day-2023 in the border state of Punjab as per the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant
Mann.
Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav, while reviewing the security
arrangements with all the CPs/SSPs of the state, asked the district heads to ensure foolproof
security arrangements in their concerned jurisdictions. He also asked all the Station House
Officers (SHOs) and Gazzeted Officers to remain in the field till the culmination of the Republic
Day event.
He informed that senior officers from Chandigarh have also been deputed to review security
arrangements in important districts of the state and additional forces have also been deployed
at the sensitive pockets.
Divulging more details, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Law and Order Arpit Shukla,
who himself is camping in Jalandhar to ensure foolproof security arrangements at state-level
Republic Day function, said that extensive checking of vehicles and suspicious people have also
been ordered by the DGP Punjab. All the inter-state and inter-district boundaries in the state
have been sealed, he added

He also urged the people of Punjab to remain alert all the time, and immediately report to the
police if they find any suspicious. “People can inform the Police on 112 or 181 helpline numbers,”
he added.
Meanwhile, Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit will unfurl the national flag and take the
salute during a state-level Republic Day function to be held in Jalandhar on Thursday