Ayodhya, August 5
Apart from heavy safety in Ayodhya for the bhoomi poojan programme, particular provisions have additionally been made for the protection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the coronavirus pandemic with a particular drive of 150 younger, COVID-free policemen forming the inside cordon of his safety.
“Over 300 young policemen who are fit and have tested COVID-19 negative have been deployed for the security of the Prime Minister, and 150 of them have been specially selected for the inner security ring,” sources mentioned.
Ayodhya DIG Deepak Kumar mentioned not solely had Ayodhya district been sealed off however the borders with Nepal in neighbouring districts have additionally been sealed with the deputation of heavy safety contingents, headed by senior police officers.
“About 100 checkposts have been activated on all the roads leading to Ayodhya, Ayodhya district has been declared as a no-fly zone and security forces have been deployed in Saryu river,” he mentioned.
As the Ram Janmabhoomi website is located in a densely-populated space of Ayodhya, SPG commandos and sharpshooters have been deployed on roofs of all homes and close by temples.
Meanwhile, even stray cattle are being prevented from getting into or roaming across the temple city with 500 employees from the Ayodhya Municipal Board deployed to manage them.