Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Friday met chief secretary S.N. Roy, home secretary A.K. Deb, director- general of police Dinesh Vajpai and police commissioner Sujoy Chakraborty to review security arrangements in the city during the Pujas. “We are prepared to tackle any untoward incident. Officers have been asked to be on alert round the clock. I, however, request Calcuttans not to panic and enjoy the festival without fear,’’ said Deb.
Inspector-general of police (law and order) Chayan Mukherjee said his men would camp at Bosepukur, Sreebhumi and Babubagan. “Plainclothesmen will be deployed at these pandals too,” he added.