In Uttar Pradesh, an alert has been sounded across the state in view of the anniversary of demolition of the disputed structure at Ayodhya in Faizabad. Director General Police Sulkhan Singh has written a letter to all district police Chiefs directing them to ensure law and order and communal harmony. He said, if necessary prohibitory orders should be imposed.
As per information received, extra security forces have been deployed at Ayodhya. Vehicles are being checked at the borders of the district. Extra precautions are being taken at 18 sensitive districts of the state and intelligence agencies have also been alerted.