The Web


Home > News > Report

President Kalam condemns UP blasts

Onkar Singh in New Delhi | March 08, 2006 00:11 IST

President of India A P J Abdul Kalam has condemned the blasts in Sankat Mochan temple in Varanasi and has appealed to the people maintain calm and harmony.

"President Kalam has condemned the blasts and condoled the death of 12 persons who were killed in the incident. He has also wished a speedy recovery for the persons injured," S M Khan, press secretary to the President said.

Blasts rock Varanasi

Meanwhile the Delhi police have tightened the security cover around all the major temples and other religious places in the city.

"We have put our forces on high alert and adequate security cover would be provided to all the religious places including the temples," said a senior Delhi police official.

Amongst the places whose security cover has be enhanced include Laxmi Narain Mandir also known as Birla Mandir, Swami Narain Temple.

According to intelligence officials the tip off about a possible attack on the Varanasi temples had been passed on to the Uttar Pradesh police particularly after attack on the Ayodhya in July 2005.

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Write us a letter
Discuss this article

Share your comments

 What do you think about the story?

Read what others have to say:

Number of User Comments: 1

Sub: Whatz the use of Condemning?

Everytime a blast occurs, everyone never forget to says "We condemn you". What is the use of condemning unless you know who has done it? ...

Posted by bob


Copyright © 2004 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.