Daltonganj: The Palamu district administration has lifted the ban imposed on wearing black clothes in the programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which is scheduled on January 5. Briefing the press at the venue Palamu SP Inderjeet Mahtha said that the ban on wearing black clothes and other items have been withdrawn and anyone is free to wear any kind of clothes which they
want to wear.
He said that due to the previous prevailing circumstances the advisory was issued which has been hence withdrawn and since the people are coming to listen to the Prime Minister, therefore, there would be no embargo on clothes. He also urged the people visiting the event to cooperate in the security drills as elaborate security arrangements have been made for the event. He said that 5 IPS officials have been deputed for the programme and a large number of women police will also be posted at the venue.
He said that at all the entry points male and female police alongwith magistrates would be posted. Palamu DC Shantanu Kumar Agrahari said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation stones for a total of six projects including Mandal Dam and Koyel Soan project to bring water through pipelines while Griha Pravesh function would also be organised for 25000 beneficiaries under the PMAY scheme.
He said that at the venue a special lounge for the Prime Minister has been built while there would also be a separate lounge for the media and the VIPs. He said that the entire spot has been divided into five sectors comprising 60 blocks and 11 zones and it is expected that 80000 people will be coming at the venue. The DC said that for VIP vehicles coming from Garhwa parking facility would be at Sohsa school while those coming from Latehar will be parked at MK DAV public school premises. He said that the main entrance would be used for entry of media and VIPs.
The DC said that for the security reasons three watch towers and three control rooms have been set while arrangements have been made for the landing of three helicopters at the venue He said that security of the spot would be taken care by the SPG and separate entry points for women have also bee earmarked.