Bhopal : Due to alertness of its jawans, Home Guards achieved target of zero accident during Simhastha at Ujjain from April 22 to May 21. Home Guards had deployed total 9,843 personnel including 7 divisional commandants, 37 district commandants, 15 CCs, 36 PCs, 26 ASIs, 6 SIs, 55 drivers, 7,177 hisks, 924 CDVs, 1134 private divers, 100 SDERFs and 106 lady jawans.
The Home Guard jawans did constant patrolling to ensure safety of devotees during the holy dip. They also played significant role in crowd management. Home Guard jawans also provided security to devotees during Panchkroshi Yatra. During it, they saved about 15 devotees from drowning at Gaughat. Home Guards Director General Maithilisharan Gupta has been felicitated for excellent contribution.