Thursday, March 30, 2023

India-Sri Lanka cricket: Elaborate safety preparations in place, say police

Indian cricketers Shubman Gill (left) and Suryakumar Yadav on the Trivandrum Worldwide Airport for ODI cricket match in opposition to Sri Lanka, at Karyavattom Greenfield Stadium, in Thiruvananthapuram.
| Photograph Credit score: PTI

Elaborate safety preparations are in place for Sunday’s India-Sri Lanka cricket match on the Greenfield Stadium, town police stated on Friday. As many as 800 police personnel will likely be deployed as a part of the preparations.

Spectators will likely be allowed entry into the stadium solely from 10.30 a.m. onwards on Sunday. They are going to be required to supply identification playing cards along with the go.

Spectators won’t be permitted to hold meals or water with them. Each will likely be out there contained in the stadium, based on the police.

Plastic bottles, liquor, sticks, flags, crackers, cigarettes and beedi, matches are banned contained in the stadium.

Cellphones are permitted.

Individuals suspected to be beneath the affect of intoxicants won’t be allowed entry.

In all, 800 police personnel will likely be deployed contained in the stadium and in close by areas beneath the supervision of 10 DySPs, 17 inspectors and 63 sub-inspectors. The safety zone has been divided into 13 divisions as a part of the preparations.

Every division will likely be monitored by Assistant Commissioners and inspectors. Other than town police, personnel hooked up to the armed police battalions, the commando unit of the State police and bomb squad are a part of the safety preparations. Ten particular striker forces will likely be deployed alongside the route travelled by the gamers from their resorts to the stadium.

Site visitors laws and parking

Parking won’t be allowed on both aspect of the principle roads from Pangappara to Vetturoad, Kazhakootam, and Karyavattom Junction to Pullanivila, and the aspect roads. Giant autos transferring in the direction of Sreekaryam and Medical Faculty from the Attingal aspect ought to go by way of Vetturoad, Chanthavila, Kattayikonam, Chempazhanthi, Sreekaryam. Small autos ought to go by way of Kazhakootam bypass and Mukkolackal.

Autos heading in the direction of East Fort, Kovalam and Pappanamcode ought to go by way of Vetturoad, Kazhakootam fly-over, Chakkai and Eanchakkal. Small autos going from Sreekaryam to Attingal ought to go by way of Chavadimukku, Manvila, Kulathur, bypass, Kazhakootam fly-over.

Two-wheeler parking has been organized on the parking areas of the stadium and behind the mosque on the Kazhakootam street, the police stated. Preparations have been made to park automobiles on the Karyavattom campus of the Kerala College, Karyavattom authorities faculty campus, LNCPE floor and Karyavattom BEd Centre floor.

For traffic-related complaints, name 9497987001, 9497987002.

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