ADILABAD: Around 2,000 police personnel will be stationed at Jodeghat village in Kerameri mandal for chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s visit.
The CM will be participating in the 74th anniversary celebrations of tribal leader Komaram Bheem’s martyrdom, on October 8.
This is the first time the chief minister is visiting Jodeghat, the birth place of Bheem, after the formation of Telangana state. ‘‘We have initiated intensive combing operations by Grey Hounds teams and reserve police battalions to discourage any Maoist activity during the programme,’’ SP Gajarao Bhupal has said.
The 2,000-strong police force includes five additional SPs, 15 DSPs, 80 sub-inspectors, 30 circle inspectors, 110 asst SI, Grey Hounds teams, 15 bomb squads, eight dog squads, 500 constables, 230 head constables , one woman inspector, 3 women SIs and 35 women constables.