In order to curb indulgence in dangerous driving, use of pressure horns and eve teasing on the occasion of Valentine’s day on February 14, the Chandigarh Police will deploy as many as 714 police personnel across the city.
They will be deployed at Panjab University and its surrounding roads, markets of Sectors-8, 9,10,11,15,16,17 and 22 as well as in different Colleges and Girls Hostels in the city.
To ensure maintenance of law and order and to curb any untoward incidents, a total of 714 police personnel including 24 SHOs or Inspectors will be on ground, said a senior office of UT Police.
He said PCR patrolling will be intensified in the city especially around girls colleges, schools, hostels, parks, busy markets and malls.
Lady police in civil clothes are also being deployed in parks and around the colleges. The Sector-11 and 12 turn to Sector-10 market is being earmarked as “limited vehicle zone” to curb hooligans and rash driving.
The drivers violating traffic rules especially dangerous driving and using pressure horns will be challaned or their vehicles would be impounded. Apart from this, 40 internal nakas will be laid 4 pm to 10 pm across the city, the officer said.
This year, special 12 nakas will be established around the Pubs & Bars in Sector-26 and Sector-7 till early morning on Saturday, to restrain the hooligism, brawl incidents and safety of the women from eve teasing and snatching point of view, he further said.
Special focus of deployment will also be around the Girl’s colleges & schools, ISBT-43, 17 and special anti eve teasing drive will be carried out on the day, he added.