Gujarat police will be on alert across the state from this midnight in view of the Supreme Court paving the way for the Allahabad High Court to deliver its verdict in the Ayodhya title suit on Thursday.
"All police commissioners and district superintendents across the state have been directed to tighten security in their respective areas," ADGP (Law and Order), Sudhir Sinha said.
"Leaves of all police men have been cancelled and they have been asked to resume duty immediately," Sinha said.
"Additional police forces including Rapid Action Force and State Reserve Police have been deployed in major cities especially in the sensitive areas," he said, adding that tight security arrangements have been made to ensure peace and communal harmony.
Ahmedabad Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP) Satish Sharma said 20 companies (2,000 personnel) of State Reserve Police (SRP), 400 jawans of Border Wing Jawans, 100 men of Rapid Action Force and 18 mobile Police control room (PCR) vans have been deployed in the city.
Besides, three Quick Response Teams (QRTs) comprising trained commandos would be deployed, he said.