Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh), June 27 (IANS) Prohibitory orders were clamped in Azad Nagar of Madhya Pradesh’s Alirajpur district following communal tension, police said on Tuesday. Also Read - Love Jihad Will Not Be Allowed In Madhya Pradesh At Any Cost, Says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan | WATCH

Superintendent of Police K. Kartikeyan told IANS that security forces have been deployed in the area as a precautionary measure and prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code clamped. Also Read - Labrador to Undergo DNA Test to Settle Ownership Dispute in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad

‘The miscreants are being arrested. The situation is under control at the moment,’ he added. Also Read - First Meeting of Madhya Pradesh Government’s ‘Cow Cabinet’ To Be Held Today

Stone-pelting had taken place in Azad Nagar area on Monday morning after tension between the two communities. Police attempted to calm the situation but tension flared at night and there was stone-pelting.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.