Kumbh 2019: Mela Police, CRPF, NDRF perform mock drill to ensure security


The Kumbh Mela Police Uttar Pradesh is leaving no stone unturned to provide security to pilgrims visiting the holy city during one of the largest religious gatherings in the world – the Kumbh Mela. The Kumbh Mela Police along with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) performed a joint mock drill to check their preparedness.

The mock drill started at around 10 am and top officials of the NDMA were also present. Kumbh Mela Police shared some hair-raising moments of the mock drill on its official Twitter handle. Also, this is the first time that devotees will be arriving in the city through land, air and water routes.

Considering all this, an Integrated Control Command and Centre has been established in the Kumbh area for the first time.

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Source: News Nation