However talking to journalists the minister of state and Samajwadi Party's face in Ayodhya Tej Narain Pandey alias Pawan Pandey said that the VHP and its affiliates would not be allowed to vitiate communal harmony in the state. With Lok Sabha election fast approaching, Pandey said, the Sangh Parivar has been trying to disrupt communal amity and peace in UP. Warning of stern penal action, Pandey said “nobody would be allowed to take law into his hand”.
The Samajwadi Party spokesman and food minister Rajendra Chaudhury said that during the last one-and- half-year the BJP had been making efforts for communal polarization in the state. He said the government had taken adequate measures and BJP would not be allowed to pursue its communal agenda in the state. The district magistrate Faizabad Vipin Diwvedi said that Ayodhya had been divided into six zones and 22 sectors for security purpose and adequate force had been provided to regulate the entry of the people Before flying to Ayodhya principal secretary home had meeting with the senior police officers here to chalk out action. In September the government had effectively thwarted the VHP's 84-kosi parikrama in Ayohdya. Thereafter its “panch kosi” parikrama was also not allowed. With Valmiki Jayanti and Sharad Purnima falling tomorrow, there is possibility of movement of large number of people to take dip in Saryu river in Ayodhya.