The festivals are a challenge for the UP government amid Corona crisis. The month of August is festive. In which there is Raksha Bandhan of Hindus, Eid-ul-Azha is also one of the most prominent festivals of the Muslim community. On Wednesday, the Yogi government released a guideline for the sacrifice of Muslim festival Bakrid and animals. Also issued necessary guidelines for all religious places. In which it has been clearly said that no crowd should be gathered at any religious place collectively.
Not only this, the UP DGP has also issued a letter instructing to take special care of communal sentiments along with the guidelines. In the letter, police officers of all the districts of UP have been told that communal tension often occurs during the sacrifice. That is why special care should be taken of it.
What was written in the guideline letter
In the guideline, the police has been specifically asked to use the loudspeaker to make people aware of social distancing.
Keep an eye on social media too.
Strict action should be taken against those who spread fake news.
The police station and the jurisdictional should keep an eye on every small incident and take it seriously. ‘
Security arrangements will be like this
This time the drone will be used to keep a close watch on the occasion of Bakrid. Necessary measures should be taken to have complete effective control over the illegal transport of cow slaughter and cattle. It has been kept in mind that curbs in open places and open meat from non-Muslim areas should be prohibited. Especially in the more crowded areas, it has been asked to keep a close watch. Rumors have been asked to concentrate most. It has been observed many times that tensions arise due to rumors. Simultaneously, the DGP of UP has asked the police officers to be vigilant at all times.