Ahead of the mega ‘Namaste Trump’ event in Ahmedabad, the security arrangements have begun in full swing as the city gears up for US President Donald Trump’s visit on February 24.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police on Friday said that the Ahemdabad police have taken proper measures for the smooth run of traffic during the day of the event. He also mentioned that the police will soon issue an advisory for the local public for easy commuting.
Speaking about the arrangements made the DCP of traffic police said, “Ahmedabad police have taken proper measures to ensure smooth traffic. Some roads will be closed by other roads shall be kept open as optional. We have sufficient manpower in the traffic department. We are releasing an advisory for the local public for easy commutation. Sufficient arrangements will be made as the event is finalized ahead. The traffic police arrangement is done in two manners an overall and one in the parking plot. We have overall 100 PSI, 35 inspectors, six to seven ACP and four DCP to look after the event.”
There could be restrictions on the movement of traffic in parts of the national capital on Monday and Tuesday as part of elaborate security measures.
The traffic police will not allow any vehicles along the road from the airport to a five-star hotel on the Sardar Patel Marg on Monday evening when Trump lands in Delhi.
The Delhi traffic police will accordingly release an advisory on social media.
‘Namaste Trump’ event
Security has been tightened outside Motera Stadium where United States President Donald Trump will be attending an event next week.
Barricades have been set up with policemen manning the entrance and vicinity of the stadium ahead of the dignitary’s visit.
Trump is slated to address a mammoth crowd of more than 100,000 people which is expected to turn up for an event at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on the lines of the ‘Howdy Modi’ function that was addressed by the US President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston in September last year.
The VIPs will first go to the Sabarmati Ashram from where they will move to attend the programme at the stadium.
The dignitaries together will inaugurate the world’s largest cricket stadium in Motera, which has a sitting capacity of over one lakh.
(With Agency Inputs)