With the annual Chandra Mandala Poojai and Magara Vilakku pilgrimage set to start on 17th November, Security arrangements for the devotees are being set up in full swing!
The Head of the Department of Police Anil Kanth visited Pampai on Wednesday (9th November) and undertook a detailed survey and inspection to check up on the security arrangements. He held a review meeting with the higher officials.
After the review meeting, he shared with the press reporters:
“There are bound to be more devotees visiting this year after the removal of the corona restrictions. As such, security measures are being set up in 6 phases!
To take care of the crowd of devotees and to manage the traffic, 14000 police personnel are being deployed!
Surveillance monitoring cameras are being set up in 134 locations!
3 temporary police stations have been set up.
Monitoring patrol is being raised by motorcycles.
As devotees are likely to arrive from Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Telangana, Andhra, and Karnataka, to manage issues faced them, the respective state Police Personnel are also being deployed!
Vehicle-parking arrangements are set up in Nilakkal.
Only buses belonging to Kerala Transport and vehicles with a seating capacity of 15+will be allowed to Pampai. Other private vehicles WILL NOT BE ALLOWED!”