Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Pushpendra Kumar said. Two groups of Hindus and Muslims clashed on Diwali Oct 23 after which the authorities imposed prohibitory orders banning gatherings and movements of people in the area.

He added that in the wake of Muharram procession November 4, extra police force will be deployed in the area Monday evening."Some routes will also be diverted for the procession. We are keeping a tab in the area with the help of drones.

We are also organising meetings in the area and appealing to Hindu groups to volunteer in the Muharram procession," he said.

On November 1, police have relaxed prohibitory orders for 13 hours and also gave permission to residents of block 20 to organise a 'jagran'- a night-long religious gathering - in their neighbourhood.So far, 68 people were arrested in connection with the clashes.

Trilokpuri, divided into 36 blocks, is being manned by over 1,000 security personnel from Delhi Police, Rapid Action Force and Central Reserve Police Force with over 30 police vans, water cannons and riot control vehicles.