Ahead of new year’s eve celebrations in the city, the Gurugram Police have issued guidelines to market associations, clubs and restaurant owners to ensure the safety of the locals at night.
The police have made plans with market associations and bigger establishment for ensuring crowding doesn't create skirmishes. A meeting was held in which senior police officers told market associations that there will be no vehicular movement past 9.30 pm.
The police stated that most roads will be restricted for cars and bikes after 9.30 pm on December 31.
The police circular mentioned that legal action will be taken against those who indulge in hooliganism or public nuisance.
According to the police, the establishments can operate at late hours but the vehicular movement must be controlled. The owners of hotels, pubs and liquor shops must take care of selling alcohol with verification. Bouncers should be deployed at all such establishments. They should be verified. Bars and pubs should be closed at their fixed time. All CCTVs should be operational and fixed in time. The noise/sound levels should also be checked. There should be lady bouncers deployed for the safety of females.
Senior police officers also gave directions to SHOs and other personnel to conduct regular patrolling. The police have been instructed for strict checking to evade drink-and-driving incidents and for people who are speeding or driving dangerously.
The traffic movement should be smooth and anyone involved in hooliganism should be stopped, and immediate action should be taken against them, added officials. The bars in Gurugram have been instructed to delayed female bouncers.
The bouncers will be equipped with bodycams and keep it on throughout the day.
Every bar needs working CCTVs that can store video for 45 days and all staffers must be verified.
The bars and other establishment have been instructed not to operate beyond 1:30am and overcrowding is strictly not permitted.