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CRPF, BMP take over charge of Bodh Gaya temple’s security

CRPF and Bihar military police (BMP) have taken over charge of the security at historic Bodh Gaya temple even as the person detained on the basis of his voter card continues to remain under NIA custody on Tuesday.

A meeting was called by Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee (BTMC) in which top district police and civil officials and heads of various monasteries participated to discuss better implementation of security arrangements after the serial blasts that left two monks injured.

Head of monasteries of Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Tibet and other nations participated in the meeting, member BTMC Arvind Singh said.

He said CRPF and BMP have taken responsibility of the temple security in their hands. BTMC private security guards are assisting them inside the temple.

Visitors are allowed inside the temple only after proper frisking, he said.
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