Bengaluru: In view of the rising protests in different parts of the country over suspended BJP National Spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s offensive remarks on Prophet Muhammad, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, on Friday, has directed the Director-General of Police (DGP) to take precautionary measures in the state.
The CM held an emergency meeting with DGP Praveen Sood and Home Secretary Rajneesh Goyal. He directed the officials to take appropriate precautionary measures in all sensitive areas in the state. Law and order should not be disturbed anywhere.
The CM also instructed the DGP to speak to all SPs in this regard.
There were reports of protests by Muslims after Friday prayers from different parts of the country, including Delhi. The protests turned violent in some parts of Uttar Pradesh.
Protests were held in Kalaburagi, Mysuru, and other parts of the state, on Friday, but the law and order situation remained normal.