LUMBINI: Lumbini, the holy birthplace of the Buddha is ever a peaceful and safe destination. Nevertheless, Lumbini Development Trust authority has been aware in the wake of Bodh Gaya blast. Security has been tightened in and around Lumbini to ensure peace in the world heritage site.
Rupandehi District Police Office has deployed a special police force of 30 personnel under the command of an inspector. Security personnel in plainclothes have been deployed at the checkpoints. The Trust has also kept high degree of security alert in Kapilavastu, Ramgram and other places, which are related to the Buddha.
The Trust has arranged a thorough security checking of every tourist at Mayadevi entry gate. The security personnel have been equipped with a Walk Through Gate and some metal detectors. Five tier of security have been mobilized in Lumbini area. The internal security force of the Trust is mobilized in all gates and check points whereas the Group 4 is in duty at Mayadevi entrance gate. The Lumbini Armed Police Force Base Camp provides security in the vital areas and the periphery of Lumbini Master Plan. Lumbini Area Police Office is responsible for overall peace and security of Lumbini area. And recently deployed Danga Police Force in the command of the Inspector is more strategically mobilized for the security of Lumbini Parking, Monastic zone and Mayadevi temple complex.