Flag march today

BANGALORE Dec. 4. Nearly 3,000 policemen will take out flag marches in the city on Friday to boost people's confidence in view of the Virat Hindu Samajotsava here on Sunday.

The Police Commissioner, S. Mariswamy, told The Hindu that one stream of the flag march would commence from the RBANMS Grounds, the venue of Samajotsava, and the other from Periyar Circle in Lingarajpuram at about 7.30 a.m. Policemen, comprising City Armed Reserve personnel and a few battalions from the Karnataka State Reserve Police, would cover the proposed route of procession of the Samajotsava and other pockets.

Mr. Mariswamy said security arrangements had been made to ensure that the Samajotsava passed off peacefully.

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