Berhampur, October 7 (LocalWire): As many as ten platoons of police forces have been deployed in the Silk City to maintain law and order situation during the Dussehra festival here, officials said on Monday.
Three additional patrolling vehicles have been placed in the city to keep an eye on any untoward incidents during the festival period.
The special police arrangement was made from Saturday and will continue till the immersion on next Wednesday, superintendent of police Pinak Mishra said.
Bike patrolling was also conducted in strategic locations to prevent the cases of chain snatching.
Community puja organisers have installed CCTV cameras and deployed their volunteers for smooth conduct of traffic near the puja pandals.