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Fortress Belgaum for tomorrow

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Come public festivals and the city of Belgaum is made into a fortress. May it be Shiv Jayanti or Ganesh Idol immersion which is tomorrow September 3, security in the city has been tightened.21495328

52 CCTV cameras will record the entire idol immersion procession from the control room at Khade Bazar Police station. SP Sonia Narang said they have taken preventative measure to maintain law and order during idol immersion and procession. Ten 10 KSRP and 15 DARP platoons, 200 police officers, 2,000 police personnel, 200 women constables and 200 Home Guards will keep vigil in the city. Liquor shops will shut from tomorrow morning and will open only on September 4 after 10 am.

The idol immersion procession in which 195 mandals will take part will start at 4pm from Hutatma Chowk, and will take the following route- Hutatma Chowk, Ramdev Galli, Samadevi Galli, Ramling Khind, Hemu Kalani Chowk, Tahshildar Galli and will end at Kapelishwar.

The BCC has also made elaborate arrangements at Kapelishwar where 2 cranes have been installed for faster idol immersion.

People travelling to Belgaum tomorrow in the evening will need to take diversions from the regular route as traffic will be closed towards Bogarves and will be diverted as usual from Camp.

Tomorrow’s weather forecast by IMD-

Rainfall (mm) 27
Max Temperature ( deg C) 25

Min Temperature ( deg C) 21
Total cloud cover (octa) 8
Max Relative Humidity (%) 97
Min Relative Humidity (%) 96
Wind speed (kmph) 024
Wind direction (deg) 250

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