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Security tightened outside Bhojshala-Kamal Maula Mosque


Security tightened outside Bhojshala-Kamal Maula Mosque

Dhar (MP), Feb 12 (ANI): The security has been tightened outside the Bhojshala-Kamal Maula Mosque in Dhar town of Madhya Pradesh on Friday in view of wrestling tournament Bhoj Keshari Dangal. The event is held every year on the eve of Basant Panchami and residents throng the venue to cheer the players and occasionally raise religious slogans.

Hindu organisations are offering prayers outside the mosque. It is the first time after 2003 when people offered prayers there.

The Hindu organizations had earlier said the prayers being offered outside the shrine was against the administration, who refused to reduce security measures. On Thursday, police also conducted a mock drill to avoid any untoward incident at the Bhojshala.

Police commandos have cordoned the area. There are around 6,000 security personnel, which includes 10 companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Besides this, 140 CCTV cameras and two drone camera have been installed.

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