Ram Navami: Security further beefed up in Bhadrak

KalingaTV News Network

Bhadrak: A day after imposing Section 144 in Bhadrak apprehending law and order situation during the Ram Navami celebration, the district administration on Sunday further intensified the security arrangements by deploying as many as six CRPF platoons.

Additional ACP Kailash Chandra Parida informed that 50 more platoons of police force will be roped in soon to maintain peace during the Ram Navami celebration.

At present 31 platoons of police force have been deployed in the District Headquarters Town to keep close vigil on the situation.

Notably, a communal violence had errupted during the Ram Navami procession on April 5 last year after a group of people posted offensive remarks on Hindu deities on Facebook.

Many houses and business establishments were also torched during the violence. The district police had arrested more than 30 person while probing the matter.

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