Security tightened in Delhi ahead of Yoga Day celebrations

Delhi Police has made elaborate security arrangements for the celebration of International Yoga Day programme at Rajpath on Sunday. Talking to reporters Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi said, eighteen DCPs and thirty Companies of security personnel will be on duty on the occasion. 

He said that local police is keeping an eye on the security arrangements and the area is being screened with the help of sniffer dogs and bomb disposal squads. He said, around 5,000 armed security personnel including Delhi policemen will be deployed to secure the yoga venue.