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Officials asked to be on high alert

THE STATE Government has asked the officials to be on high alert and step up vigil at the public places, religious places and communally sensitive areas following the bomb blasts at the Jama Masjid in Delhi.

india Updated: Apr 15, 2006 01:35 IST
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THE STATE Government has asked the officials to be on high alert and step up vigil at the public places, religious places and communally sensitive areas following the bomb blasts at the Jama Masjid in Delhi.

The Principal Secretary Home Satish Kumar Agarwal and the DGP Bua Singh in their directives sent to all the district magistrates and the district police chiefs said extra precaution should be taken at the sensitive places. A strict vigil should be maintained at all the public places, railway stations, bus stops, religious places etc. said the officers adding the people should also be asked not to touch any unclaimed objects.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav in a press statement condemned the blasts and said certain forces were trying to disturb the communal atmosphere in the country.

Chief Minister urged the people to keep restrain and ensure that the communal atmosphere was not disturbed anywhere in the State. The Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) President Salman Khurshid also condemned the blasts and said the blasts were an attempt to vitiate communal atmosphere in the country.