Nepal Police unveil security arrangements for Mahashivaratri festival at Pashupatinath 

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Kathmandu: Kathmandu Valley Police Office has unveiled a comprehensive security plan for the upcoming Mahashivaratri festival, especially considering the influx of both local and international devotees expected to gather at the Pashupatinath Temple premises. The security measures, effective until February 26, were disclosed by the spokesperson of the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range, Senior Superintendent of Police Dineshraj Mainali.

Under the command of Superintendent of Police Navaraj Adhikari of Kathmandu District Police Office, various security measures, including carding, picketing, mobile patrolling, pedestrian frisking, striking, drone surveillance, CCTV cameras, and high-resolution cameras, will be implemented to ensure a vigilant monitoring system during the festival.

Moreover, Nepal Police Hospital will deploy an ambulance with medical personnel, including doctors, to cater to any emergency medical needs during the event. The security plan aims to guarantee the safety of all attendees and maintain order throughout the Mahashivaratri festivities at Pashupatinath.