VHP`s Ayodhya yatra a `farce`: Shankaracharya

Terming VHP`s proposed 84 Kosi Parikrama as detrimental to communal amity, Govardhanpeeth Puri Shankaracharya Swami Adhokchajanand on Friday demanded adequate steps before it disturbs peace.

High security in UP over banned ritual

After the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) refused to shelve its plans to perform an "84 kosi parikrama" the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday heightened security there and sealed boundaries in six adjoining districts.