Imphal: Police tourist booths with florescent jackets are ready at various Sangai festival spots for the first time to assist tourists especially for foreigners and tourist from outside the state during the Sangai festival, said DIG range III, K Angam on Sunday.
The officer was speaking to reporters at the conference hall of superintendent of police, Imphal West.
Angam said tourists who come to visit Sangai festival can get assistance from the Police tourist booths which are set up at various places where Sangai Festival is to be organised including eight booths at Imphal West. He said for each police tourist booth 4-8 police personnel wearing florescent jackets will be deputed to assist and guide the tourists.
For parking spaces in Imphal area, there will be no parking zone along GPO (CM Bungalow traffic island) to Palace Compound crossing (General Thangal statue) passing through Sanjenthong; Palace Compound crossing (General Thangal statue) to Hatta crossing and for GPO to MST, Moirangkhom only single parking will be allowed exclusively for employees whose offices are located along the stretches, he added.
He appealed the general public who visit Sangai festival at all spots to park their vehicles at earmarked parking spaces and to cooperate with Manipur Police and traffic police personnel.
“As per government order no commercials vehicles shall be allowed to ply within Imphal City area from 6 am to 10 pm everyday during the Sangai Festival,” Angam said. He appealed the commercial vehicle owners to follow the government’s order and cautioned that necessary legal action will be taken against dishonouring the order.