UP: Uproar in many cities of UP after Friday prayers, CM Yogi gave instructions for strict action

Pankaj Prasad
CM Yogi Aadityanath
CM Yogi Aadityanath

After the Friday prayers, there were fierce protests against Nupur Sharma in many cities of Uttar Pradesh.

The controversy over Nupur Sharma's controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad does not seem to stop. After the Friday prayers, there were fierce protests against Nupur Sharma in many cities of Uttar Pradesh. At the same time, in Prayagraj, the protesters created ruckus and stone-pelting. The protest, which started demanding action against Nupur Sharma, turned violent on seeing it. After which the RAF and PAC chased them by lathi-charge.

At the same time, after Friday prayers in Saharanpur, an attempt was made to spoil the atmosphere. After the prayer, hundreds of Namazis demonstrated fiercely at the Ghantaghar intersection. Slogans were raised against expelled BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and Navin Jindal. At the same time, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has directed to take strict action against the goons after incidents of stone-pelting in various cities of the state. Officers like ACS Home Avnish Awasthi, Acting DGP, ADG Law and Order are monitoring the situation from the Police Headquarters. ACS Home Avnish Awasthi has also sought a report related to the status of the districts

At the same time, Uttar Pradesh's ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar said that there is peace today. Jummah prayers have already been offered at many places. Extensive police arrangements have been made. About 130 companies are deployed for PAC. Monitoring is also being done on social media. Support has also been received by Muslim religious leaders. We have appealed to conduct the prayers in a cordial atmosphere. There was a crowd in Saharanpur after the prayer, after which people gradually returned to their homes. The situation in Kanpur is peaceful. Continuous action is being taken in the matter of posters in Unnao and many places.

Strict action will be taken against miscreants

ACS Home Avnish Awasthi said that adequate amount of patrolling was being done by all the magistrate COs by the police administration in the entire state. Some people gathered after the prayer. In Prayagraj, some people were trying to disturb some atmosphere. The situation worsened a bit but the situation was brought under control. Action will be taken against what happened in Prayagraj that did not come on the roads.