In view of the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya, the Union home ministry has sent an advisory to all states.
Bengaluru: Union home ministry has sent an advisory to all states ahead of the Ayodhya Ram temple verdict.
Reports add that the ministry has also despatched 4000 paramilitary personnel to the temple town, keeping in mind the security aspect.
Also Read: VHP stops stone-carving work
The advisory comes hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked his ministers not to make unnecessary statements and urged all citizens to maintain peace and harmony.
The Supreme Court is slated to pronounce the historic verdict on or before November 17, when the incumbent chief justice of India (CJI) retires.
The SC conducted extensive hearing for a period of more than 40 days on a continuous basis in which it heard all the sides.
With a view to maintaining peace, the VHP has stalled the stone-carving work and the artisans have been sent back home. The carving had been going on for the last 3 decades.
The RSS too has appealed for peace. Its leaders along with BJP leaders met Muslim clerics and gave a clarion call to maintain peace in the wake of the court’s order.
Meanwhile, residents of the temple town of Ayodhya are stocking up on essentials like rice and lentils. Some have decided to send their women and children to other safer places. Some others have decided to postpone their weddings to other places.
The DM of Ayodhya has put in place a fool-proof security to thwart any untoward incident.
The UP government has set up eight jails in the Ambedkar Nagar district.
Also Read: UP govt to set up eight jails
Way back in 2010, the Allahabad high court had trifurcated the land with a bid to ease tensions among warring parties.
Muslims bodies including Jamiat Ulama Hind and Sunni Waqf Board have appealed the Muslims to refrain from making communal remarks or from indulging in communal activities.
Former judge of the Supreme Court N Santosh Hegde has also urged the citizens to maintain peace and harmony.
Last Updated 4:34 PM IST