DU takes no chance, to increase security in Holi

DU takes no chance, to increase security in Holi

To prevent any kind of hooliganism during Holi, Delhi University has planned to beef up security in colleges between March 4 and 8.

The officials at DU have made various security arrangements with Delhi police to avoid any kind of harassment incidents specially with the women students.

“The University has been given full assurance from the police authorities in maintaining law and order in the campus and to avoid any eve teasing incidents.

“Police force will be stationed at various strategic places in the campus/college, increased number of mobile patrolling will also be in full force.

“We have also requested the police authorities to deploy force in uniforms in the buses going up to various colleges like in University special buses,” said a senior DU official.
DU authorities have notified various heads of colleges that playing Holi during working hours would not be permitted and entry to colleges will only be allowed after checking identity cards.

“The university has asked Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) authorities to check any incidents of harassment of girl students in the buses and have been instructed to take the bus to the nearest police station in such a case,” the official said.

In order to prevent entry of outsiders into hostels, special check on entry of guests in the hostels will be carried out.

Du officials have also asked authorities to deploy forces near the bus stand around DU’s school of open learning located in the campus (north).

“Police will beef up security in areas where the classes for the non-collegiate and correspondence is held. We have also roped in student volunteers who will inform us in case of any incidents in colleges and buses. Our officials will be in the control room from morning to evening,” he said.