Flag march taken out in Durg
   Date :04-May-2024

Flag march 
Staff Reporter
FLAG march was carried out by district administration and police officials with senior officials from the paramilitary forces as part of area domination exercise and for effectively checking possibility of any adverse development during the forthcoming election. It was led by District Collector Richa Prakash Choudhary, Superintendent of Police (SP), Jitendra Kumar Shukla and senior officials from paramilitary forces. With three days to go for polling in the district for general election, the officials from district administration and police are taking out flag march to maintain law and order across the district.
The district administration and police officials accompanied by the specially trained companies of paramilitary forces including Central Reserve Paramilitary Force (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Friday took out flag march from Police Line, Durg and it traversed through Patel Chowk, Gavlipara, Chandi Mandir area, Takiyapara, Station Road, Rajendra Park Chowk and culminated at police line ground. The flag march was taken out as the token of appeal to the populace for maintaining law and order. Several police officials and personnel along paramilitary companies actively participated in the flag-march. Rapid Action Force (RAF), the specially trained company in the paramilitary forces also accompanied the police.
The RAF Company of the paramilitary force is specially trained for effectively checking riots and to deal with mob or disorderly crowd. When contacted, ASP (City) Abhishek Jha informed that in course of taking out flag march, the police also interacted with the residents specially those with party flags atop their houses to ensure whether their consent was obtained for the same. During the flag march the police also ensured whereabouts of the criminal elements from the areas, took to task the commuters for triple riding and other acts of flouting norms. In accordance of directives in the police are taking out flag march through the areas marked as highly sensitive and sensitive for ensuring law and order during polling for the election.