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Kolkata Police to Deploy 12,000 Personnel for Panchayat Polls, Traffic Concerns Rise

Kolkata Police (symbolic picture)
Kolkata Police (symbolic picture)

 

Kolkata (July 06,2023) : The Kolkata Police will deploy 12,000 personnel for the upcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal, raising concerns about traffic control and safety in the city. The polls will be held in four phases on July 29, August 1, 3, and 5. The Kolkata Police will be responsible for providing security at polling booths, ensuring smooth traffic flow, and preventing any untoward incidents. However, traffic experts have warned that the deployment of such a large number of personnel could lead to traffic congestion in the city. They have urged the police to make necessary arrangements to ensure smooth traffic flow during the polls.

The traffic police have also said that they will be deploying additional personnel and deploying barricades at strategic locations to manage traffic. They have also asked motorists to cooperate with the police and avoid unnecessary road travel during the polls. The panchayat polls are a major event in West Bengal and are expected to witness a high turnout of voters. The Kolkata Police is gearing up to ensure a smooth and peaceful conduct of the polls.

The Kolkata Police will deploy 12,000 personnel for the upcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal. This has raised concerns about traffic control and safety in the city. The traffic police have said that they will be deploying additional personnel and deploying barricades at strategic locations to manage traffic. Motorists have been urged to cooperate with the police and avoid unnecessary road travel during the polls.


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