Extensive security arrangements in Telangana, Karnataka and other parts of South India
The Telangana police have made elaborate security arrangements throughout the state, especially in Hyderabad and its old city area, to ensure that no untoward incident occurs, as the Supreme Court is ready to pronounce its verdict in the Ayodhya case on Saturday. .
A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will pronounce its verdict in the 20-year-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case, which involves a dispute over the ownership of 2. acres of land in Ayodhya.
Police personnel from Hyderabad and Cyberabad Commissionerate have been asked to remain on alert throughout the day. Forces were deployed in all sensitive areas of the city, especially around major monuments and large mosques in the city.
Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar has organized several meetings with ‘peace committees’, including elders from Hindu and Muslim communities, for the past few days.
Religious chiefs have been asked to appeal for peace, calm and moderation, regardless of how the final decision came out. Along with this, the elders of the community spoke to the youth in their mosques during Namaz on Friday.
Apart from Hyderabad, elaborate security arrangements in place; While giving his verdict on the Ayodhya case on Saturday, Bhaskar Rao, Police Commissioner of Police, Bangalore, to monitor social media posts in view of the Supreme Court, said on Friday that prohibitory orders would be imposed from the city under Section 144 of the CrPC. The sale of liquor will be restricted from 7 am to midnight on Saturday and from 7 am on Sunday to midnight on Sunday.
Mr. Rao told reporters that elaborate arrangements have been made in the city to protect public order and peace. He said that 50 platoon of Karnataka State Reserve Police, 8,000 police personnel, one platoon of Central Reserve Police Force, 1,200 home guards and 250 civilian security personnel would be deployed in the city.
Nearly 27 years after the Babri Masjid demolition, the title litigation case – ownership of land – has been deeply fought in various courts and the issue is running the politics of the country in one way or another.