500 CCTV Cameras Installed For Ambubachi Mela 2022
The Assam government is expecting that as many as 10 lakh devotees will attend the Ambubachi festival during this year.
Guwahati: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Kamrup Metropolitan Department, Pallav Gopal Jha, has said that around 500 CCTV cameras have been installed in and around the Kamakhya Devalaya in Guwahati ahead of Ambubachi Mela 2022.
During a press conference that took place in Guwahati on June 20, the DC informed that several guidelines regarding the celebration of Ambubachi have been issued.
The Assam government is expecting that as many as 10 lakh devotees will attend the Ambubachi festival this year.
Three temporary camps have been set up at Kamakhya station, Old Jail Campus, and Pandu Port.
The DC said that apart from GMC employees, an additional 750 workers have been appointed by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) in the above-mentioned camps.
The DC went on to inform that the government has laid more emphasis on cleanliness during the celebrations this year.
Furthermore, limitations on the number of NGOs that can be set up during the festival have been imposed by the GMC and only a few NGOs have been allowed to distribute food and water during the Ambubachi Mela.
The DC has informed that at least one NGO from every GMC ward will be allowed.
He also stated that people have been directed to move to safer places from the landslide-prone areas.