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Ayodhya verdict | Security tightened in Puducherry

Over 1,000 police personnel have been deployed in and around Puducherry to ensure that no untoward incident occurs following the Ayodhya verdict on Saturday.

Over 1,000 police personnel have been deployed in and around Puducherry to ensure that no untoward incident occurs following the Ayodhya verdict on Saturday.   | Photo Credit: T_Singaravelou

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The tight security measures would continue to be in force till the general alert was in place, said a senior police office

More than 1,000 police personnel, including men from India Reserve Battalion, were deployed in various places in the Union Territory to prevent any untoward incidents following the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue on Saturday.

Security has been tightened around religious places, railway station, bus stand and sensitive areas to prevent any untoward incident.

The tight security measures would continue to be in force till the general alert was in place, said a senior police officer.

Those manning the control had been been asked to be more vigilant and pass on vital information to the officials concerned, the officer said.

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