Prompt action of senior officers ensures peace during processions in Kotwali area

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2017 11:07:19


 

Staff Reporter,

Tension was witnessed during Dussehra procession when policemen showed strictness on timely completion of the procession to start Moharram procession

PROMPT action of senior administrative and police officers managed proceedings of Dussehra and Moharram processions in Kotwali area. Tension was witnessed during Dussehra procession when policemen showed strictness on timely completion of the procession to start Moharram procession.
The incident took place when Dussehra procession was delayed following gathering of devotees for worshipping Mahakali idol of Garha Phatak.


Police officers urged the committee members to move the tableaux quickly when its office-bearers and members objected. On the other hand, members of Muslim community also registered their protest against long delay in concluding of Dussehra procession.


Learning about the incident, Collector Mahesh Chandra Choudhary and Superintendent of Police Shashikant Shukla along with other officers reached the spot and interacted with senior representatives of both the communities and pacified the situation.