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  • Also, such a high proportion of the total force set aside for "bandobust" (the ritual assembly of police officers along different points of a VVIP's route and at the VVIP's meeting places) is unreasonably high given that the total number of the worthies benefiting by such manpower-wasteful British Raj-style methods of protection is less than 2,000 in a country of 1.16 billion people.

    JINSA Online -

  • Brigadiers, of course, do not starve; they would not, even if they possessed no _bandobust_ [27] of their own.

    On the Heels of De Wet

  • That's a better _bandobust_ than baynit get it in your innards.

    Soldier Stories

  • The police, who found themselves on tenterhooks in making special bandobust for the VIP trip in the tribal pocket, managed to skip a few highly affected villages from their programme.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Police bandobust was the heaviest at Inox, where State Home Minister R.R. Patil strolled in along with Minister of State (Home) R.mesh Bagwe for the first show of the day at 12.55 p.m.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Police said about 2,500 strong police force, including armed guards, Tamil Nadu special police battalions, rapid action force and CRPF would be deployed on bandobust duty in the city.


  • Saturday asked police officers being drafted for bandobust duty to reduce inconvenience to the people during the forthcoming World Classical Tamil Conference.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • He was addressing a briefing session for police officers being drafted for bandobust duties during the Tamil meet.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Mr. Radhakrishnan told The Hindu that the officers drafted for bandobust duties were briefed on the duties assigned to each official, the nature of work, the human resource available and the human resource required for each assignment.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Nagarathinam, along with another policeman, was on bandobust duty at a temple function at O. Mettupatti when he was attacked with a machete.

    The Hindu - Front Page


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  • Bandobust arrangements mean arrangements to look after the orderliness of any crowd mamooth gathering in a fair or festival or in a public meeting (.) used in South India particularly in Chennai police Tamil Nadu Police (.) It is quite different from security arrangements which are done discreetly to find out trouble shooters etc.

    August 14, 2009