Nashik: The rural police has started Vighnaharta Puraskar Yojana in the district this year also. Efforts are going on to bring mandals which are celebrating public Ganeshotsav for social work. An awareness drive is being conducted for DJ free Ganeshotsav.
Action will be taken against those mandals which will violate court order, warned Superintendent of Police Sanjay Darade. He was speaking in a media briefing which was organised taluka police station on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Darade, Additional Superintendent of Police Vishal Gaikwad and senior police inspector of local crime branch Ashok Karpe unveiled the banner of ‘Vighnaharta’ Ganeshotsav project. They also launched a video clip which has been prepared to create awareness for DJ free Ganeshotsav.
Darade said that last year it had been urged for ‘One Village One Ganpati’ and DJ free Ganeshotsav. A single lord Ganesh idol was installed in more than 1,000 villages in the district, while two cases were filed for violation of noise pollution act. Action against 39 mandals had been proposed.
The stand by police regarding noise pollution is clear this year too and everyone should follow the rules, he made it clear. The action is going on against miscreants on regular basis to maintain law and order and 71 have been extended from the district.
Police have tightened security, Darade also made it clear. Meanwhile, CCTV cameras will monitor sensitive areas and villages in the district. 25 CCTV cameras in Malegaon city have been installed, while video cameras have been installed at four principal locations. Besides this CCTV cameras have been installed at locations of 140 mandals and on procession route.