Bhubaneswar: Security will be tightened in the city ahead of the India versus South Africa T20 cricket match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.
“We have also made preparation in Bhubaneswar for the 12th June match since all players will land at Bhubaneswar airport and their stay has been arranged at Bhubaneswar,” informed Bhubaneswar DCP Prateek Singh here today.
During the to and fro travel of players for playout and practice sessions Bhubaneswar UPD will ensure foolproof protection, Singh added.
“For that, we will make route lining arrangements, security arrangements have been tightened at the airport and hotel. We will ensure the safety of players during their stay and travel so that they are not inconvenienced,” the DCP clarified.
A proposal to deploy 21 platoons of policemen has been submitted, he added.