44 Nakas & 700+ Policemen are in Place for Valentine’s Day in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is celebrating the festival of love today on the Valentine’s Day.  The city beautiful turned all the more beautiful with cupid struck couples who are seen hand in hand on the famous Geri Route, Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden. But apart from the love, there’s something else on Chandigarh roads and that is POLICE.

Chandigarh and Mohali police are out on roads to keep a close watch on hooliganism this Valentine’s day. A total of 44 nakas have been set up across the city. It is the first time that nakas have also been set up on internal roads of the city. This has been done to avoid any kind of eve-teasing on the road.

Highlights of Nakas in Chandigarh and Mohali

Chandigarh Police has established these nakas to ensure the safety of the women in the city beautiful. The areas where nakas are put up includes Sector 17, DAV College and Industrial area Phase 1. Even in Mohali witnessed nakas near Industrial area, government schools and colleges.

Apart from these, Gate No. 1 of Panjab University is closed to prevent outsiders of entering the PU campus.

Men in khaki on Valentine’s day

Everyone out there will be celebrating the day of love with their loved ones, but Chandigarh police will be on duty for the safety of people from hooliganism.

  • Police are stationed outside the North Country Mall and Elante Mall in plain clothes.
  • More than 500 police personnel are deployed on Valentine’s day in Chandigarh.
  • 4 DSPs, 16 SHOs, 7 inspectors and 500 constables are enforced in Chandigarh on Valentine’s day.

Valentine’s day is a day to spread love, but many end up by eve-teasing and harassing women on roads. To fight against such instances and ensure the safety of the women in the city, police are made vigilant on hot spots of Chandigarh.

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