Mumbai police postpone Umang cultural program due to rising Covid cases

Mumbai police on Friday postponed its annual cultural extravaganza ‘Umang’ scheduled to take place on June 26 in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.

Mumbai police commissioner Sanjay Pandey made this announcement on Facebook.

“Due to the current increase in COVID-19 cases, Umang program is being postponed. Next date will be announced soon. Thanking all the participating personnel and officers,” said the city top cop in his statement on Facebook wall.

Umang, the festival organized by the Mumbai police was scheduled to take place on the coming Sunday at BKC, and many police personnel and officers had enrolled their names for participation, an official said.

Every year several Bollywood personalities attends the event, he said.

Mumbai police earn at least Rs 4 crore from Umang event that is held for police welfare fund.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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