Delhi Police ensures foolproof security, smooth traffic at G20 Summit alongwith CAPFs, PM's security

Over 10000 policemen were deployed alongiwth the specialized commandos, squads and more working in tandem with the militarya nd para military forces

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New Delhi, September 11

The Delhi Police had deployed over 10000 policemen for the two day G20 Summit that ended successfully on Setpember 10 in New Delhi, 

With the visits of the Prime Ministers and Presidents of the countries participating in G20 Summit, the police ensured m,inute by minute security at the venue alongwith othrt security forces and places where the delegates visited. 

Extensive security was provided at the Rajghat were PM Narenra Modi invited the world leaders for wreath laying ceremonyy. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also made a visit to the Akshardham temple. The VVIP movements were witnsessed across New Delhi and South Delhi district. The dignitaries also visited several monuments in Delhi and the crafts museum. The police had set up special pickets across the Delhi-Noida route and near Akshardham for the Sunaks’ visit. 

More than 2,000 personnel were deployed in Central Delhi, South Delhi and other important venues where the police expected VVIP movement.

The entire force of the Delhi Police lead by the Delhi CP Sanjay Arora was present at the venue alongwith the senior IPS officers- Special CPs and Joint CPs. Security checks were conducted hours before at the temple and Rajghat with bomb disposal squad and army personnel. 

The Delhi Traffic Police in a ststement said, "the G-20 Traffic Virtual Helpdesk website that was established for the Summit was visited by more than 1.63 lakh people between September 7 and 10. 

It said, “On average, the WhatsApp Helpline received 2,000 queries per day. Delhi Traffic Police’s Twitter handle also provided clarifications to 75 queries per day. A dedicated Ambulance Assistance Control Room with Helpline number (6828400604/112) was set up to help people during medical emergencies. It received 24 calls from 07.09.23 to 10.09.23,” the statement read. “Not a single call of an ambulance stuck in a traffic jam and not allowed to move was received during the summit duration. Total 440 calls regarding the need for an ambulance were received on ERSS-112 and were handled promptly with positive feedback". 

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