Ganeshotsav is India’s longest religious festival where millions of people celebrate in their unique way. Considering the security of Pandals it will be geotagged, confirms Hyderabad police.
The 11-day festivals will be full of celebrations and crowd surrounding the Pandals (most of the time) where people is used pray for his betterment. These are some of the reasons where ruckus can take place in public leading in some unusual activity which harms overall charm.
Hyderabad police have taken every point into consideration to supervise the whole event wherever it is organised and constant monitoring will be carried out, confirms Commissioner M Mahendar Reddy.
Some of the Pandals have been equipped with QR Codes which will verify the exact situation and its arrangements surrounding. Furthermore, 24,000 police personnel will be on straight leg across the city till the Ganesh idols’ immersion on September 5.
Rapid Action Force and Central Reserve Police Force personnel will be on reserved mode and it will be utilised whenever & wherever it’s required. Many Ganesh attached organisations have started taking all the required action and met the police departments for better coordination during Visarjan.
CCTV cameras, area wise police force, required equipment for an emergency will be deployed right before starting of festival, stated Hyderabad police.
During the 10-day festival, devotees perform puja at Ganesh temples and beautifully decorated ‘pandals’ or makeshift platforms erected by various mandals and associations. The idols of different sizes, shapes, colours and in myriad forms are installed on streets in major markets and residential colonies.
On the visarjan day on September 5, hundreds of trucks carry the idols to be immersed in different water bodies.