Delhi Police asks invitees to not come if they’d COVID-19 signs inside 2 weeks earlier than I-Day

New Delhi, August 11

The Delhi Police on Tuesday suggested invitees for the Independence Day perform on the Red Fort right here to chorus from attending it in the event that they skilled any COVID-19 symptom inside two weeks earlier than the occasion and haven’t obtained examined.

The police additionally requested the invitees to observe COVID-related tips issued by the Home Ministry and the Health Ministry always throughout the Independence Day celebration on the Red Fort.

“In the event of any invitee experiencing/having a history of any symptoms of COVID-19 within two weeks (running up to) of the Independence Day, which is yet untested or confirmed positive for the disease, the invitee may consider refraining to attend the event,” the police mentioned in a press release.

They mentioned there can be markings on the entry gate at satisfactory distance and controlling officers and ushers can be on responsibility to help invitees for seating contained in the designated enclosures.

They mentioned that on conclusion of the perform, the invitees ought to keep away from crowding on the exit, and look ahead to the controlling officers to information them.

According to a senior police officer, there can be round 4,000 safety personnel on the Red Fort on the event and they’re going to stand sustaining social distance.

No cameras, binoculars, remote-controlled automobile keys, umbrella, purses, briefcases, transistors, cigarette lighters, tiffin containers, water bottles, lunch containers and so forth. can be permitted, they mentioned.

The full-dress rehearsal for the Independence Day will happen on the Red Fort on Thursday. Defence personnel from the Army, Navy and the Air Force will march throughout the Mughal-era construction.

Earlier the police had mentioned a multi-layer safety ring, together with NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos and kite catchers, can be positioned across the Red Fort, from the place Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deal with the nation on the 74th Independence Day.

Over 350 Delhi Police personnel, who can be a part of the guard of honour at Red Fort on Independence Day, have been quarantined as a precautionary measure, they’d mentioned.

These personnel of the pressure of all ranks—from a constable to Deputy Commissioner of Police—have been quarantined at a newly constructed police colony in Delhi Cantonment.

Flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hold gliders, UAVs, micro gentle plane, remotely piloted plane, sizzling air balloons, small measurement powered plane, quadcopters or para-jumping from plane and so forth. are prohibited over the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi as much as August 15, police had mentioned.

The visitor record is more likely to be pruned and kids carrying garments resembling the Tricolour can be lacking this 12 months.

However, there can be no change within the safety preparations and they are going to be as stringent as they’re yearly. The police personnel concerned in frisking would additionally don private safety tools (PPE) kits, the police had mentioned.

The Independence Day occasion witnesses attendance of ministers, senior political leaders, prime officers of various ministries and diplomats. Even most of the people is allowed to attend.

This time, nevertheless, there was additionally a proposal to not permit most of the people on the occasion and as a substitute have 1,500 corona warriors, together with 500 police personnel who’ve recovered from the an infection, attend it.

The occasion on the Red Fort shall encompass a guard of honour by the armed forces and the Delhi Police to the prime minister, unfurling of the nationwide flag and firing of the 21-gun salute, deal with by the PM, singing of the nationwide anthem instantly after the speech and launch of tricoloured balloons on the finish. PTI


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