Meat and liquor stores will be closed on Kanwar roads | News from Noida
NOIDA: district magistrate Suhas LY asked the authorities to close any store selling Meat Where alcohol on the routes for the Kanwar Yatra, which will take place from July 14 to 26. Routes are being finalized after which police will begin inspections.
After a meeting on Saturday to take stock of preparations for Eid and the yatra, officials said, the decision was also taken to carry out checks in different parts of the district to monitor any “attempted mischief” during celebrations. Suhas, who chaired the meeting, asked cops to make sure no civilians are harassed during the check.
The deputy minister later told TOI, “During the meeting held with senior police officials and other department heads, they were asked to prepare a detailed plan to ensure a hassle-free kanwar yatra in Once the routes are finalized, officials will visit the areas and identify meat and liquor stores that will remain closed during the yatra.”
The DM also asked the public works department and city authorities to repair roads and limit the use of plastic disposables, and the traffic wing to manage vehicles. “PWD officials should work with the traffic department and regional transport officer for better coordination and ensure potholes are fixed before the kanwar yatra,” he said.
Energy department officials have been tasked with ensuring an uninterrupted power supply to the district during the yatra. “Once the routes are finalized, the Electricity Department must maintain the open wires on the yatra road to avoid any incidents during the 13 days of the festival,” the DM said.
The health department will deploy doctors to the main kanwariya camps.
Noida Police Commissioner Alok Singh asked the additional police commissioner, DCPs of all areas and SHOs to carry out checks near subway stations, jewelry markets and other busy places. “The security situation is being monitored and dialogues with some religious groups are also underway for better coordination,” a police officer said.