Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has called upon UP Chief Secretary Anup Chandra Pandey and UP DGP Om Prakash Singh to discuss law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ram temple issue.
According to reports, CJI Gogoi might discuss law and order situation with the chief secretary and UP DGP before the Ayodhya verdict to review preparedness in the state.
CJI Gogoi will also meet officials of UP to ensure law and order remains intact in UP after the verdict.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also held a late-night video conference with the state's top civil and police officials, divisional commissioners and district magistrates.
In the video conference, he said two helicopters will be on standby in Lucknow and Ayodhya as part of the security arrangements in the run-up to the Supreme Court verdict on the Ram temple issue.
The helicopters will be used in case of an emergency, an official said. An official release later said the chief minister reviewed the law and order situation in each district and gave necessary directions to ensure normalcy.