S. Ravi Commissioner of Police issued orders imposing prohibitory order under Section 144 of Cr.PC, effective in 500 mtrs radius of the controversial grave at Khanjar galli and Sambhaji garden on Mahadwar Road from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. of Wednesday.
This measure was taken on the backdrop of BJP MP Suresh C. Angadi’s plans to lead 500 women and other Hindutva workers to stage protest at the site of an alleged fake grave at Khanjar galli on Wednesday morning.
Security has beefed up in the city at sensitive points and areas a measure of precaution.
People belonging to the Muslim and Dalit communities staged a protest opposite DC’s office and demanded action to be taken against the individuals and organizations who are giving provocative statements and harming communal harmony.
In a memorandum, activists said BJP leaders and right wing organizations like RSS, Bajrang Dal, VHP, Sriram Sene are openly challenging and threatening the government and local administration over removing the tomb, an issue that is currently sub-judice.