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Holy cities Badrinath, Haridwar on high alert

Security has also been beefed up in the holy city of Haridwar and other sensitive areas in Uttaranchal.

india Updated: Mar 10, 2006 22:30 IST

A high alert has been sounded in and around Badrinath-Kedarnath pilgrimage circuit.

Security has also been beefed up in the holy city of Haridwar and other sensitive areas in Uttaranchal, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

Director General of Police (DGP) Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya has instructed police incharge of both Garhwal and Kumaon regions to monitor the situation round the clock in the wake of the of bomb blasts in Varanasi on Tuesday evening.

"We are observing high vigil in most of the sensitive areas," DIG RS Meena said.

First Published: Mar 08, 2006 12:15 IST