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Kejriwal’s Delhi beats all other mega cities of the world, ranks 1st in this category..

By Saima Siddiqui 
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New Delhi: The national capital of India has marked several milestones for so many reasons but this time it has proudly beat all the big cities of the world, including Shanghai, New York, and even London. As per Forbes’ surveillance camera statistics list, Delhi has ranked first with most cameras installed per square miles.

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Surrounded by a large number of watchful eyes or say number of public CCTV cameras in the 150 most populated cities worldwide, Delhi has a total of 1,826.6 cameras per square mile.

Apart from Delhi, Chennai has ranked 3rd with 609.9 cameras per square mile while, Mumbai bagged 18th spot with 157.4 cameras, Forbes report added.

Delhi has surpassed several Chinese cities like Shenzhen (520.1), Wuxi ( 472.7), Qingdao (415.8), Shanghai (408.5) among others having the most cameras per square mile in the world.

Delhi has also outshone London (1,138.5), Singapore (387.6), New York (193.7), and Moscow (210) in the aforementioned category.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “Feel proud to say that Delhi beats cities like Shanghai, New York, and London with most CCTV cameras per sq mile”.

CM Kejriwal also felicitated officers involved in the camera installation mission and wrote, “My compliments to our officers and engineers who worked in mission mode n achieved it in such a short time”.

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Feel proud to say that Delhi beats cities like Shanghai, NY n London with most CCTV cameras per sq mile

Delhi has 1826 cameras, London has 1138 cameras per sq mile

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