Security Tightened In Ayodhya Ahead Of PM Modi’s Visit

3,500 security personnel deployed as NaMo is scheduled to arrive on August 5 for Ram Mandir’s Bhumi Pujan

Raghav N

August 3, 2020

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Massive arrangements are underway, with just a couple of days to the grand Bhumi Pujan ceremony of the Ram Mandir, in the temple city of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive on August 5 to participate in this highly-anticipated event. As a part of the preparations, the security will be tightened in and around the city and its borders will be sealed after the evening of August 4. 3,500 security personnel have been deployed for the occasion, including snipers, who will be positioned on the terraces of the houses. Drones will also be used for security to get an aerial view of the proceedings. The Lucknow highway will be barricaded and all neighboring districts will also remain on high alert.

Senior officials from the Uttar Pradesh police and government are personally supervising the security arrangements for the prime minister’s visit. They have chalked out the expected movement of the Prime Minister’s fleet.

PM Modi is expected to stay for the celebrations for about one hour forty-five minutes.

With almost 90,000 coronavirus cases in UP, the Yogi Adityanath government is taking all the necessary precautions to ensure a safe and successful ceremony.

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