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Gurgaon police gear up to prevent recurrence

Traffic jams have paralysed the city since last two day due heavy rain

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Publish Date: Jul 30 2016 1:57PM | Updated Date: Jul 30 2016 1:57PM

Gurgaon police gear up to prevent recurrence

 Gurgaon Police has posted inspector-rank officers round-the-clock atcrucial points on important roads to avoid 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.
 
The commissioner said that the police officers and other personnel will work in two shifts: from 8a.m. to 8p.m. and then the 12-hour night shift.
 
"These duties will continue till further orders," he said. 
 
The key 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.
 
The other four points are Atul Kataria Chowk, IMT Manesar Chowk, HUDA City Center Station and its vicinity and Sector 31 redlight signal and its vicinity.
 
Many motorists were stuck for several hours on a stretch of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway (NH8) between Rajiv Chowk and Hero Honda Chowk, going towards Jaipur.