Jaipur: The Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan scheduled to be held in the Pink City from January 7-9, faces threat from terrorists, claims the Rajasthan police. The police fear that the terrorists may disrupt the high profile event  under the guise of tourists.

The law enforcement agencies have called on general public to report them about any suspicious activities or person immediately.

Delegates from various countries will be paying a visit to India of which Malaysia is expected to participate with the largest delegation.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will officially inaugurate the event on January 8, while President Pratibha Patil will remain present on the concluding day of the programme.

Jaipur Police Commissioner has ordered the police to collect information about the tourists in guesthouses, hotels and resthouses. The police have also asked the hotels management and other guest house owners to ask for identification proofs from any tourists and others in the city and store the record for at least two years.

Section 144 has also been imposed keeping in view high security risk in the city.

According to reports, Intelligence agencies have received inputs that terrorists may disrupt the meet venue BM Birla Auditorium.

The Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is personally supervising arrangements of meet, which is expected to usher in investment not only in the state but in the country as well.

More than 1500 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are expected to attend the programme. While 1,100 representatives have already been registered, 700 NRIs have already confirmed their participation.
For the first time, big groups from various industries will come to India for the much awaited event organized by the Bureau of Investment Promotion, Rajasthan Foundation and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

JPN/Bureau