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UP is on high alert after the murder of the person who posted on social media in support of Nupur Sharma in Udaipur. Instructions have been given from the DGP headquarters to take special vigil in sensitive districts regarding the first Friday prayers falling after the Udaipur incident.
Additional Director General of Police Law and Order Prashant Kumar said that after talking to the religious leaders, arrangements have been made to deal with the chaotic elements. 159 Company PACs have been made available in the entire state. Apart from this, the district forces have been instructed to remain on duty. With special monitoring on social media, those spreading rumors are also being monitored. Strict action will be taken against anyone who disturbs law and order and peace.
Significantly, after the controversial statement of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, there were violent demonstrations in many districts of the state on June 3 and 10. After this, 424 people have been arrested in 10 districts.