Tight security for March 2 match

Tight security for March 2 match
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Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat said that a series of unprecedented measures have taken up at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal for the Oneday International cricket match between India vs Australia to be played on March 2After reviewing the security arrangements on Wednesday, the Police Commissioner said in order to avoid any untoward incidents, effective secur

Hyderabad: Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat said that a series of unprecedented measures have taken up at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal for the One-day International cricket match between India vs Australia to be played on March 2. After reviewing the security arrangements on Wednesday, the Police Commissioner said in order to avoid any untoward incidents, effective security measures are put in place in coordination with various wings.

A total of 2,300 police personnel will be deployed for security. Five fire tenders with firefighting squad will be deployed. A total of 200 CCTV cameras are being installed at vehicle check points, parking places to cover the entire area in and around the stadium. A joint command and control room will also be established at the south side at G-6 Box to monitor all the CCTV footages for taking immediate action.

The Metro Rail authorities have extended their timings up to 1 am for spectators. A separate SHE Teams/Anti-Eve-Teasing team will be deployed to provide security to women. The viewers are not allowed to park any vehicles on either side of the main road from Genpact to Uppal ring road and Uppal Ring Road to Vishal Mart, Ramanthapur and the vehicles to be parked at specified by the TSIIC parking areas only. Eight ambulances and five fire tenders will be kept at the stadium.

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