Keeping in view that the top leaders of the world will be in capital to take part in BRICS summit, security has been beefed up.To take part in the summit world leaders from Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa will be available in the capital. The Taj palace hotel where the meeting is scheduled will be under keep vigil by around 2,000 Delhi police personnel as well as National Security Guard commandos.
To take part in the BRICS summit Russian President Dimitry Medvedev, Chinese President Hu Jintao, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa will participate in the summit being hosted by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
According to Delhi police sources a three-tier security arrangement will be in place around the Taj Palace and the venue where these leaders will stay. The outer security will be handed over to Delhi Police and NSG teams, while the second layer will include a team of special officials of Delhi Police, and the third layer will be handled in coordination with Delhi Police top brass officials and embassy officials.
High security will also be in place along the routes taken by the cavalcade of these leaders who will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, said Dharmendra Kumar, Special Commissioner of Police Law and Order.
Apart from the meeting venues, the place where all the top world leaders are to stay has been turned into a fortress. Above and lower floor in which the leaders will stay has been remains vacant and sharp shooter has been deployed at that place. As Chinese president Hu Zintao has been reached in Capital and Tibetan protesters are protesting against his visit so police has taken stiff decision for the security.
(With inputs from IANS)
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