On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, several regions have taken steps to ensure peaceful celebration and processions and control any kind of unrest that might occur.

Delhi police allowed Shoba Yatra to be taken out in few pockets of Jahangirpuri whereas Calcuatta High Court asked the West Bengal government to deploy paramilitary forces in certain districts.

Delhi police has allowed to take out the Shobha Yatra in the Jahangirpuri area within a certain distance.

This comes a day after the Delhi Police denied Vishwa Hindu Parishad to undertake the procession.

"The route has been prepared. In order to maintain law and order, permission has been given to take out the Shobha Yatra within a certain distance.

Discussion held with the organising committee and an appeal have been made to take out the Yatra as per law and order", said Delhi Police on Shoba Yatra in Jahangirpuri area on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.

West Bengal government has deployed paramilitary forces in Hoogly, Barrackpore and Kolkata celebrations to maintain peace during Hanuman Jayanti following a direction from Calcutta High Court.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee welcomed the decision and also urged people to celebrate the festival peacefully.

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has decided to conduct 500 programmes across the state but no weapons would be carried in the processions.

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued a an advisory to all states to ensure the peace and maintenance of law and order during Hanuman Jayanti.