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3,000 security personnel to be deputed in KTM Valley in view of Holi

Staff Reporter Mar 23, 2024

Kathmandu : The District Police Range, Kathmandu, is to strengthen security in the Kathmandu Valley to make the Holi festival safe and disciplined.     

A total of 3,000 security personnel will be deputed to the Valley on Sunday, the day of Holi, to prevent any untoward incidents during the festival.     

Spokesperson of the District Police Range Kathmandu, Superintendent of Police Navaraj Adhikari told RSS that action would be taken against those involved in unlawful activities, driving vehicles under the influence of drugs and alcohol, making noise consuming alcohol and causing trouble to people during the Holi festival.     

He shared, “We have urged one and all to celebrate Holi festival in a civilized and grand manner. Stern action will be taken against those involved in unlawful activities.”     

Altogether 2,500 security personnel in uniform and 500 in plain clothes will be mobilized to maintain law and order during the Holi festival this year. Police would carry out checking from Sunday morning in Kathmandu Valley to prevent untoward incidents, it is stated.     

Similarly, those involved in activities like smearing colours and throwing water-filled balloons would also be brought under the ambit of legal action.