After massive traffic jams, Gurgaon police gear up to prevent recurrence

Gurgaon: Gurgaon Police has stationed inspector-rank officers round-the-clock at 14 crucial points on important roads to prevent the kind of massive traffic jams that paralysed the city on Thursday and Friday, said Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk. "Fourteen crucial points have been chosen mainly on the NH8 (Delhi-Jaipur) and NH248 (Gurgaon-Alwar) and forces deployed 24x7 for the same," Virk said here on Saturday. "At each point inspector-rank officers have been deployed along with police personnel as per requirement of each spot," he said. Virk said the police officers and other personnel will work in two shifts: from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and then the 12-hour night shift. "These duties will continue till further orders," he said. The crucial points include Hero Honda Chowk, Rajiv Chowk, Jharsa Chowk, Signature Tower Chowk, IFFCO Chowk, Shankar Chowk, Subhash Chowk, Golf Course Extension Road intersection on Sohna Road, Main Chowk in Sohna, Maharana Pratap Chowk.

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