The Tripura Road Transport Corporation (TRTC) is all set to offer a chopper ride for Durga Puja revelers, for an aerial view of the celebrations.
An eight-seater chopper has been allotted for the ride and 16 tickets will be issued every day from the Krishnanagar bus depot from Tuesday.
The 25-minute ride around Agartala will cost Rs 1,700 per head.
The corporation chairman, Deepak Majumder, said on Sunday, “The ride is arranged by TRTC every year. This year the service will begin from Saptami till Dashami.”
Tripura director-general of police Akhil Kumar Shukla said they will step up security across the state where more than 2,000 Puja pandals have been set up.
“Security has been beefed up across the state. Police personnel and paramilitary forces have been deployed. We have kept the paramilitary forces in readiness to deal with emergencies,” the DGP said, reports The Morung Express.
He added that the installation of CCTV cameras is under way across the state.