Victory processions banned in Muzaffarnagar as precautionary measure

muzaffarnagar 1 The processions have been banned to maintain law and order

Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls on May 16, victory processions have been banned by authorities in the district as a precautionary measure.

“Such processions after poll results have been banned as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order,” said District Magistrate Koshal Raj Sharma.

Security has been tight and prohibitory orders clamped in the district which was hit by communal riots in September last year which left more that 60 people dead.

Strict action would be taken against those found violating prohibitory orders, said the DM.