Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi has criticised the Akhilesh Yadav government's handling of the riot and mentioned the same in the state's report on the situation to the Centre, which the latter had sought earlier.
On Sunday, the army conducted a flag march in the district while personnel of the Rapid Action Force, Provincial Armed Constabulary and the state police were deployed on the streets to maintain calm. The state government has also given shoot-at-sight orders in the district.
The UP Governor has criticised the Akhilesh govt's handling of the riots
The opposition parties have slammed the Akhilesh government and his father, Samajwadi Party chief and former CM Mulayam Singh Yadav, also cautioned Akhilesh over the riot situation. He reportedly told his son that incidents like these would not only harm the poll prospects of their party next year but also damage Akhilesh's image as an administrator.
The BSP and RLD have demanded President's Rule in the state.
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