Lucknow: With a view to maintain law and order during the upcoming festival season, the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police on Thursday directed all the district police chiefs to step up the security measures and to make preparations in advance.

All police chiefs have been asked by DGP Ambrish Chandra to take all necessary steps to maintain law and order and communal peace during the upcoming festival season, a home
department spokesman said.

They have been asked to initiate all necessary steps like deployment of police force as per their requirement, he said.

These directives have been issued in view of the coming festivals of Navratri, Durga puja, Dusshera, Id-ul-zuha and Diwali.

(Agencies)

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