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MUMBAI POLICE BEGINS CAMPAIGN TO COMBAT TERRORISM – MAKES A 24 HELPLINE FUNCTIONAL

police-campaign-3In order to combat and put an end to terrorism, Mumbai police along with a Cellular company and citizens of Mumbai have come up with a campaign and they have named it as ‘Alert Mumbaikar’. The campaign aims to unite the citizens and help them to fight terrorism. Since few years Mumbai has been on the hit list of terrorists. Local trains and other public places have been targeted by the terrorists. Between years 1998 and 2008, Mumbai city witnessed 20 major blasts in which claimed 497 lives and left 2053 individuals injured. Hence, the Mumbai Police with a cellular company would be starting a 24 hour helpline number. Present during the inauguration of this campaign was Commissioner of Police Hasan Gafur and actor Shahid Kapur. In order to make the campaign more effective, places such as railway stations, buses and bus stops, taxies, parking lots, malls etc have been selected. The police will create awareness about the campaign with the help of MMS, posters and hoardings. With cameraperson Ravi Nikam, Ashok Jagtap for NMTV news.

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