BENGALURU:The police have made elaborate security arrangements for the Republic Day function to be held at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in the city on Monday.
About 4,000 policemen have been deputed for security and at least 36 CCTV cameras have been installed. A number of watch towers have also been set up around the venue.
City Police Commissioner M N Reddi said nine DCPs, 22 ACPs, 96 inspectors, 327 ASIs, 850 head constables, 1,882 constables, 128 women constables, 256 PSIs, 14 women PSIs, 150 policemen in muftis, seven CAR, two RAF and 30 KSRP platoons have been deployed.
The DCPs will supervise the security operations, he added.
The police will keep an eye on suspicious persons and on people staying in hotels across the city.
There will be a police help centre at Gate Number 4 at the parade ground to help the general public, he added.
Invitees with Yellow Car Passes can approach Cubbon Road and enter Gate Number 1 facing the northern side of the parade ground and park their vehicles on the western side of the ground.
All the invitees with White Car Passes and the secretaries to the government, military officers, police officers and others can use Gate Number 2 (Cubbon Road) and park their vehicles on the northeastern side of the parking lot inside the ground.
All media persons and OB vehicles must enter the ground through Gate Number 3 and park their vehicles on the ground’s eastern side.
All invitees with Pink Passes should enter through Gate Number 3 and park their vehicles on northeastern side of parade ground.
All Green Car Pass holders should park their vehicles in the parking lots on Kamaraja Road and Main Guard Cross Road and walk to the parade ground through Gate Number 4 and 5.
Vehicles carrying participants of the parade and cultural events should stop near Gate Number 1 and park their vehicles on the northern side of M G Road, from Anil Kumble circle to Metro Station.
All government vehicles of PWD, BBMP and other departments officials must enter the ground from Gate Number 1 on Cubbon Road and park their vehicles behind the Fort Wall (southern side).
All two-wheeler owners must park their vehicles on the eastern side of Kamaraja Road and enter through Gate Number 4 and 5.
Those who do not have car passes can park their vehicles on Kamaraja Road parking area and enter the ground through Gate Number 5.
People coming to see the programme can park their vehicles near Safina Plaza, BMTC Shopping Complex 1st Floor at Shivajinagar, Chota Maidan (Shivajinagar Corporation Ground) and at Kanteerava Stadium and enter the ground through Gate Number 4 and 5 on Kamaraja Road by walk.
Provision has been made to park BMTC buses carrying participants on M G Road from Anil Kumble Circle to Metro Station (Northern side).
The traffic will be diverted from 8.30 to 10.30 am between BRV Junction and Kamaraj Road Junction on Cubbon Road.
The vehicles coming from Medinova towards Manipal Centre should move on Infantry Road - Safina Plaza - left turn - Main Guard Road - Allies Circle - Dispensary Road - Kamaraja Road and Dickenson Road Junction - right turn - K R Road - K R Road Jn -left turn-and Cubbon Road onwards to Manipal Centre Junction.
Vehicles coming from Manipal Junction towards BRV Junction must take a left turn at K R Road Junction towards Cauvery Art and Crafts Circle Junction - right turn - M G Road - Anil Kumble Circle - right turn - BRV Junction - Central Street.
The vehicles coming from Anil Kumble Circle towards Cubbon Road will go straight to Central Street Junction - right turn - Infantry Road - Safina Plaza - left turn - Main Guard Road - Allies Circle - Dispensary Road - Kamaraja Road and Dickenson Road jn - right turn - K R Road Junction - left turn - and Cubbon Road onwards to Manipal Centre Junction.
The vehicles coming from Cauvery Arts and Craft Circle on M G Road going towards Cubbon Road and K R Road Junction must go to M G Road - Anil Kumble jn - right turn - BRV Junction and move towards Central Street.