After India’s revenged surgical strikes on the terror, the national capital and the neighbouring state Uttar Pradesh is on high alert.
Security increased in all the districts of the state, ahead of tensions retaliation from Pakistan. The Seema Shashastra Bal (SSB) was also asked to step up vigil along the Indo-Nepal border.
Historical monuments, tourist destinations, public places like railway and bus stations, malls, shopping complexes and film theatres are some of the key places where the security is on high alert.
Additional police force was sent to the some of the places like Lucknow, Agra, Kanpur and Meerut. Special operations were initiated in the sensitive areas like Maharajganj, Bahraich, Gonda and Gorakhpur.
“Other than scaling up the visible security, we have also sensitised the intelligence system and are keeping an eye on every activity,” an official said.