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Heavy security in Ayodhya on Babri demolition's 26th anniversary (Lead, correcting headline)

IANS  |  Ayodhya 

Heavy security deployment has been made in this temple town in on the 26th by a Hindu mob.

Major roads have been barricaded and vigil has been stepped up around the disputed site. People visiting the temple of Ram Lalla, that was set up hurriedly on the ruins of the mosque, are being frisked thoroughly.

Checking of vehicles at all entry points has been enhanced. Special teams are monitoring entry of outsiders into the town.

Police teams are patrolling sensitive areas and prohibitory orders have been clamped barring the assembly of five or more people.

A told IANS that while the 'darshan' of is allowed like all days, crowds have been asked not to raise any slogans.

Bomb disposal and dog squads have been spotted at major thoroughfares.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Iqbal Ansari, the lone Muslim litigant in the dispute, has said that he has received a threatening letter.

According to him, the has asked him to withdraw his claim in the court or else he will be eliminated. Police have increased security at Ansari's house.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 16:12 IST
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