Flag Marches & Surveillance in riot-prone districts on foundation stone laying ceremony for Ram Temple
| Thursday | 6th August, 2020
Districts with the history of communal violence were put on high alert and special arrangements of adequate security personnel were made.
Flag marches, drone surveillance and presence of thousands of policemen and paramilitary forces in the riot-prone districts of Uttar Pradesh marked the foundation stone laying ceremony for Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
On the one hand, devotees in several temples chanted slokas, senior administrative and police officers, on the other hand, patrolled sensitive districts prone to communal riots. Districts with the history of communal violence were, meanwhile, put on high alert and special arrangements of adequate security personnel were made.
According to the additional director general of Police, Meerut Zone, Rajeev Sabharwal, “Exhaustive meetings with peace communities and members of both communities were cinducted to keep the communication channels open and appeals were made to ensure peace. Meanwhile, all sensitive districts under the Meerut Zone such as Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Shamli, etc, were under special focus. All senior officers in these districts were on the roads since arly morning.
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