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Over 4000 cops deployed for Navratri celebrations in Thane


Press Trust of India Thane
Over 3600 police personnel, three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and 600 homeguards have been deployed in Thane city to ensure security and law and order during Navratri festivities that began on Sunday, commissioner Vivek Phansalkar said.
Four additional commissioners of police, five deputy commissioners, 12 assistant commissioners, 97 inspectors and 267 sub-inspectors are leading the security apparatus, he added.
The number of places where Navratri is celebrated publicly, popularly called garba-dandiya mandals, have increased in the city over the years, therefore requiring additional deployment of security personnel, he informed.

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First Published: Sep 29 2019 | 3:05 PM IST

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