Elaborate security arrangements for Holi; Delhi Metro offerings to be to be had after 2.30 pm
New Delhi: The Delhi Police has made complex preparations across the national capital, especially areas in and around university campuses, to make sure safety and safety of people throughout the Holi pageant on Thursday, officials stated Tuesday. Metro offerings will now not be to be had until 2.30 pm on Thursday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) stated. Metro feeder bus services may also not be available till 2 pm and will run as consistent with schedule after that, it said. On the day of the ‘Holi’ competition (March 21), metro services will start from 2.30 pm on all lines of the Delhi Metro, including Airport Express Line, the DMRC statement said. The Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate preparations. Police stated that police have deployed teams with glucometers at significant intersections and prone points to come across and prosecute site visitors violators.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Devender Arya stated they had installed more pickets wherein girls personnel were deployed together with male policemen to ensure women can, without problems, method them. He said patrolling has been stepped up in the South Campus area, and two unique pickets have been located outdoor Moti Lal Nehru College and the principal entrance of South Campus while another van has been patrolling the place. A meeting changed into held with the aid of the Delhi University proctor’s office with Delhi Police officials, DTC, Delhi Metro officers, hostels in price, and university authorities concerning steps to prevent hooliganism at the festival. The proctor requested these authorities to boom vigil on the gates in their respective premises and contained entries of unauthorized persons within the campus.