Rath Yatra 2023: Thick security blanket in Puri, 170 platoons police force to be deployed

According to sources, as many as 170 platoons of police force will be deployed in the pilgrim town for the smooth and timely conduct of Rath Yatra, which will see a footfall of lakhs of devotees from across the globe.

Thick security blanket in Puri, 170 platoons police force to be deployed

With Rath Yatra, the annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and sibling deities, approaching fast, elaborate security arrangements will be put in place for the grand festival.

According to sources, as many as 170 platoons of police force will be deployed in the pilgrim town for the smooth and timely conduct of Rath Yatra, which will see a footfall of lakhs of devotees from across the globe.