Home Ministry alert states in wake of Ayodhya verdict

Ministry of Home Affairs has sent an advisory to all states to remain alert in wake of Ayodhya verdict, which is expected before Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s retirement on November 17.

The advisory has been sent to all states and Union territories asking them to deploy adequate security personnel in all sensitive places and ensure that no untoward incident takes place anywhere in the country.

Home ministry has also rushed 40 companies of paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh to assist the state government in maintaining law and order. A company of paramilitary forces comprises about 100 personnel.

Over expectation of the judgement several religious groups, politicians including the prime minister have appealed to the people to maintain peace and calm before and after the expected verdict.