Noida: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked all district magistrates (DM) and police chiefs to ensure peace in their respective districts on the eve of Holi.
In a meeting held through video conferencing on Tuesday night, the chief minister said that regular meetings of peace committees should be held to ensure that there is no disturbance of law and order during the upcoming festival.
He directed the concerned officials to put intelligence agencies on high alert and ensure that all CCTV cameras in the districts were in a working condition.
The CM also said that if any disturbance was reported during Holi, the concerned DM and police chief would be held directly responsible.
He asked the food and civil supplies department to check adulterated food being sold in the state during the festival and take stern action against the offenders.
Adityanath asked the district magistrates to make sure that Holi bonfires were put up in secure places without hampering traffic.
He also said that hospitals should remain on high alert during the festival.
In view of coronavirus scare, he asked health officials to remain vigilant and ensure proper facilities for treatment.