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Ministry of Home Affairs sounds alert to all State Chief Secretaries and DGPs

New Delhi, May 22 (Udaipur Kiran): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has today alerted all the State Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police regarding possibility of eruption of violence in different parts of the country in the wake of the counting of votes tomorrow.

The Ministry has ordered the police administration to keep the force fully ready to thwart any untoward incident and maintain peace in their respective jurisdictions. It has asked the States and Union Territories (UTs) too to maintain law & order, peace and public tranquility.

The States and UTs have been further asked to take adequate measures for the security of strong rooms and venues of counting of votes. This is in the wake of calls given and statements made in various quarters for inciting violence and causing disruption on the day of counting of votes.

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