Ayodhya verdict: No curfew, no closure of schools, colleges in UP

Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday released six phone numbers of the control room set up at the DGP office here to immediately report about any untoward incident taking place ater the pronouncement of the Ayodhya verdict tomorrow.

Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010, 20:38 PM IST

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday
released six phone numbers of the control room set up at the
Director General of Police (DGP) office here to immediately
report about any untoward incident taking place ater the
pronouncement of the Ayodhya title suit verdict tomorrow.

"In case of any untoward incident or mischief, the people
can call at these phone numbers so that the situation can be
controlled immediately", Inspector General of PAC R K Singh
told newspersons here.
Thee numbers are 0522 2206901, 9454402508, 9454402509,
9454402510, 9307100100 and 998410010, the IG said.

On the security arrangements and force deployment,
the IG said the strategy has been worked out in a manner so as
to ensure that general public faced minimum problems and
anti-social elements are controlled effectively.

Districts have been asked to work out contingency plans
and use the forces availabale with them as per requirement,
the IG said.

Pointing out that there has been no closure of schools
and colleges, state Home Secretary Anand Kumar said a
government order has already been issued banning fire works
and celebratory firing in the state in view of the court
orders.

There would also be no restriction on movement of people
nor has curfew been imposed anywhere in the state, he said.
Meanwhile, DGP Karamvir Singh, IG (law and order) A.P
Maheshwari, Lucknow district magistarate, DIG and several
judges had a meeting with the Chief Justice of the Allahabad
High Court F.I.Rebello here this evening to review the
security arrangements in the court compound.

PTI