Babri anniversary: security stepped up in UP

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 13:12

Lucknow: Security has been stepped up across
the state on Babri mosque demolition anniversary on Tuesday to
check any untoward incident, official sources said.

Besides sensitive locations in Ayodhya like the Ram
Janmabhoomi-Babri mosque, security has been tightened on ghats
and temples in Varanasi and other vital installations across
the state, they said.

"Directives have been issued to increase vigil over
public places like market areas, railways and bus stations
across the state. Surprise checking of hotels, guest houses
and lodges has been ordered," the officer said.

Security agencies have also been directed to keep an eye
on the movement of vehicles in districts bordering Nepal.
Special arrangements have been made around jails, where
terror accused are lodged, Additional Director General, Law
and Order, Subesh Kumar Singh said.

According to ADG Railways A K Jain, security has been
enhanced at railway stations and random checking of luggage
has been initiated.

PTI




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