September 29: Minister for Home Affairs, Bal Krishna Khand, has directed subordinate bodies under his ministry to ensure security and market regularity in Kathmandu Valley during the upcoming festivals of Dashain, Tihar and Chhath.
Issuing directives to chief district officers, police chiefs and chiefs of traffic police divisions of the three districts of Kathmandu Valley for security arrangements and market management during the festive season on Tuesday, Home Minister Khand made it clear that people should not suffer from price hike.
He also urged them to provide efficient services to citizens. "It is necessary to make traffic management smooth and to do away with road potholes," he said
Chief District Officer of Kathmandu, Govinda Rijal, Chief District Officer of Lalitpur, Ghanshyam Upadhyay, Chief District Officer of Bhaktapur, Rudra Devi Sharma, Chief of Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, Ashok Singh, Chief of Lalitpur Police Range, Kiran Bajracharya, Chief of Bhaktapur Police, Shiva Kumar Shrestha, presented festival-targeted security plan and plan for market management.
Likewise, Chief of Metropolitan Traffic Division, Janak Raj Bhattarai, presented traffic management action plan.
Home Minister Khand urged them to pay attention to put the plan in practice. - RSS