Tight Security At Barabati Stadium For Hockey World Cup Celebrations
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police have made elaborate security arrangements at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup Celebrations event on Wednesday.
Talking to the mediapersons on Tuesday, police commissioner Satyajit Mohanty said the gates of the Barabati Stadium would be opened at 2.30 pm while the event with live performance by eminent Bollywood music director A R Rahman would begin at 5.30 pm.
Talking about the security arrangements, no spectator would be allowed to enter the stadium carrying water bottles, bags, fruits, biscuit packets and mirrors. However, women would be allowed to carry bags inside the stadium.
“To maintain law and order, 50 platoons of armed police would be deployed in and around the stadium while 300 select officers will be engaged to monitor the security arrangements,” he added.