BANGALORE: The city police have made tight security arrangements for the upcoming Champions League T20 cricket matches at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
The matches are scheduled to be held on September 22, 25, 27 and 30.As many as 712 police personnel, including three DCPs, 14 Assistant Commissioners of Police, 44 Inspectors, 83 Sub-inspectors, 70 ASIs, 140 Head Constables and 281 Police Constables would be deployed. Apart from them, 46 plain clothes policemen would be deployed. As many as 86 CCTV cameras and six KSRP battalions oand two RPF battalions would also be pressed into service.
Traffic in and around Chinaswamy Stadium has been diverted to other routes due to the cricket matches on September 22, 25, 27 and 30. Vehicles coming from Queens Road towards CTO circle should move on King’s Road to proceed further. However, vehicles coming from CTO Junction should proceed on city Police Headquarters Junction, Infantry Road, Medinova, right turn to reach Cubbon Road and proceed further.
Parking of vehicles has been banned between 4 pm to 11 pm on Queens Road, MG Road, Link Road, Raj Bhavan Road, T Chowdaiah Road, Race Course Road, Central Street, BRV Junction, Dickenson Road, Kamaraj Road, Madras Bank Road, Ashirwadam Circle, Museum Road, Residency Road, Kasturba Road and surrounding areas. BMTC has arranged the service of Big-10 buses.