Ayodhya: A week ahead of court’s verdict
on Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, security today staged
flag march in the twin towns of Ayodhya, Faizabad and other
places near the disputed site.
"The exercise was carried out to inspire a sense of
confidence among the common people and assert that the
administration will not allow any breach of law and order,"
Faizabad senior superintendent of police RKS Rathore said.
Central Reserve Police Force, Provincial Armed
Constabulary and Uttar Pradesh police personnel, in full
anti-riot gear and totting machine guns, marched through the
twin cities of Ayodhya and Faizabad and passed through
sensitive areas, including lanes close to the disputed site.
Heavy deployment of forces have been made at the
various point in both the cities.
Mounted police, anti-riot vehicles and fire tenders
also participated in the exercise, which began late afternoon
and concluded in the evening.
Security forces have been put on high alerts in the
twin cities of Ayodhya, Faizabad in anticipation of any
untoward incident on 24th September, the judgement day in 60
year-old court case.