Peace committee meeting held, strict vigil on Holi
Jamshedpur, March 5: District Peace Committee under different police stations have drawn up plans to ensure a safe Holi. It has been decided that committee members and police will maintain vigil in their respective during Holi Dahan taking place at sensitive areas of the city. The decision was taken today at a meeting in Michael John Auditorium.
The police will maintain a tight security on rash driving in the steel city during the festival of colours on March 10. Police constables have been deployed on different streets of the city, including Sakchi, Bistupur, Kadma, Sonari, Golmuri, Burmamines and Telco to keep an eye on rash driving.
A police official said that they keep a close vigil on rash driving during Holi celebrations. They intend to maintain strict implementation of traffic rules and offenders will be punished.
East Singhbhum senior superintendent of police (SSP) Anoop Birtharay today while addressing the nearly 300 peace committee members (thana level committees comprising local vigilantes to act as a bridge between administration and masses) at the Michael John Auditorium in Bistupur said that the cyber cell of the district police and local thana will be keeping watch over social media platforms and DJ operators.
“The cyber cell of the district police will be keeping a tab on provocative and incendiary messages being circulated in the whatsapp, twitter and other social media platforms. We also requested the peace committee members to be cautious on spread of such contents in social media platforms and immediately inform the administration about the whatsapp group,” said Birtharay.
The SSP further said that notices have been sent to all the nearby 30-odd DJ operators in the city and outskirts to desist from playing communally sensitive and vulgar during Holi.