I-Day: Security stepped up in Uttar Pradesh
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Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 22:41
Lucknow: Security has been stepped up across Uttar Pradesh, especially in the sensitive places, in view of the Independence Day on Monday.

All district police officials and those from railway police have been asked to remain in view of the Independence Day functions, Special DG Brij Lal told newspersons here.

Lal said officials have been asked to personally talk to the owners and shopkeepers of malls where discounts draw huge crowds on security aspect.

Security setup at sensitive places like Mathura, Ayodhya, Kashi and Agra has been worked out meticulously, he said, adding that shops selling ammonium nitrate are being monitored.

The officials have also been directed to keep a vigil on suspected Bangladeshis, he added.


First Published: Friday, August 12, 2011, 22:41

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