Ahead of Ayodha Land case verdict, Uttar Pradesh police on Monday said that it is more than ready to deal with any mishap and if needed, the National Security Act (NSA) will be imposed on the elements who will try to disrupt law and order in the state.
While interacting with the media, UP Police chief OP Singh said, "We are absolutely ready. Under no circumstances, anybody will be allowed to take law in hand. Our Intelligence machinery is geared up. If needed, the National Security Act will be imposed on elements who attempt to disrupt law and order."
UP DGP OP Singh on upcoming verdict in Ayodhya case: We are absolutely ready. Under no circumstances, anybody will be allowed to take law in hand. Our Intelligence machinery is geared up. If needed,National Security Act will be imposed on elements who attempt to disrupt law&order pic.twitter.com/wG8GMyTWbS— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 3, 2019
On Sunday, the UP government issued a four-page directive barring people in Ayodhya district to avoid any defamatory posts on social media till 28th December. In its orders, the government also restricted electronic media to conduct any debates on Ayodhya dispute in the district for at least two months.
The directive further read, "No individual will keep acid or any item that comprises potent explosive substance or chemical formula. Also, no one will carry stones, pebbles, broken glass pieces or even empty bottles."
Earlier on 16th October, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court reserved its verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid case after hearing the case on a day-to-day basis for 40 days. The Supreme Court is likely to give its verdict on 17th November and it is also last day of Cheif Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi as he retires.