Lucknow : Security has been stepped up in
Mathura following a right wing group’s announcement that it will install an idol of Lord Krishna in the Shahi Idgah on December 6. The mosque is close to the Krishna Janmasthan temple.
Section 144 is already in force in the district,” said SSP (Mathura) Guarav Grover. “Strict action will be taken against those found indulging in rumour mongering or trying to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere of the town.
We have received information that some organisations are trying to hold an event or a foot march (to the idgah) on December 6.” The SSP has appealed to people to work with police in maintaining law and order. The administration has also established communication with members of the minority community to instil confidence.