In an advisory, the Home Ministry has informed the states about intelligence inputs that terrorist groups like JeM and Lashkar-e-Taiba may try to carry out attacks on VIPs ahead of the Republic Day, a Home Ministry official said.
Government has already put Delhi on a high alert after the terrorist attack on Pathankot air base following reports that two Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists have sneaked into the capital.
Days before the Pathankot attack, central security agencies had reported that a group of 8 to 10 terrorists had crossed border from Pakistan.
A similar report from Punjab government had said at least 15 terrorists from Pakistan had breached the border. The sources said there may be a few terrorists waiting for an opportunity to strike.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh had reviewed the security situation in the national capital with the Delhi Police chief and senior officials of intelligence and security agencies.

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