Mangaluru/Udupi: In the backdrop of the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, a holiday has been declared for all schools and colleges in the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts, on Saturday, November 9.
Dakshina Kannada district Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh, in a press release, informed that a holiday has been declared as a precautionary measure and that all schools and colleges should remain closed on Saturday.
Commissioner of Police Dr P S Harsha and Dakshina Kannada district Superintendent of Police Lakshmi Prasad informed that security measures have been beefed up throughout the district to prevent any untoward incidents from occurring and asked the public to maintain peace.
Community leaders in Udupi as people to maintain peace
Report by Richard D'souza
Udupi: All the community leaders held meetings and appealed to the people to maintain peace after the Supreme Court announces its verdict. They have requested the people to accept the verdict peacefully and desist from any protests or celebrations.
Nisha James, district Superintendent of Police advised the people to show restraint and desist from posting any provocative messages on social media. Police warned the people that strict legal action will be taken if these orders are violated.
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