Srirangapatna, Section 13 has been implemented in the city of Srirangapat in Mandya district of Karnataka from 9 am to 6 pm today. The administration has taken this decision keeping in view the call of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) for ‘Srirangapatna Chalo’. More than 200 policemen have been deployed in the city. Also 3 posts have been created.
District SP n. The route march was also taken out in the presence of Yatish. The city’s weekly market, which fills up on Saturdays, is also closed. Not only this, the liquor shops within a radius of 5 km of Srirangapatna have also been ordered to be closed.
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad claims that there was a temple here earlier which was demolished by Tipu Sultan and turned into a mosque. Now the VHP has announced to enter the Jama Masjid and worship. Strict security arrangements have also been put in place in the city of Srirangapatna for the VHP demonstration. Deputy Commissioner Ashwathi S. “People are not allowed to go to the mosque today,” he said. So Masjid Road has been closed.
Tight security is in place in the city. At the same time, new CCTV cameras have been installed in many places. At the same time, a special police team has been formed to monitor suspicious activities. “Rallies, processions or protests are not allowed within the limits of the Nagar Panchayat of Srirangapat today,” Yatish said. In view of this order, the police have set up tight security in the city and surrounding areas.
The reason is that no untoward incident happens. The GEO of Mandya district has full confidence in the security arrangements. He said, “There is complete peace in the city and such peace will be maintained in the days to come. The police and the administration have made all the necessary arrangements. Leaders have also been spoken to and informed of the restraining orders. Anyone who violates it will be prosecuted according to the law. SS2KP