Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered “close monitoring” of the situation.
Meanwhile, Maharajganj police picked up two suspects, Rahil Parvej and Krishna Prasad, claiming themselves to be RAW agents, from a guest house in Nautanwa town around 100 km from Gorakhpur.
The free ration distribution scheme had great traction on the ground during the recently concluded elections.
Asked if he will contest the assembly polls early next year, the BJP leader told reporters here, "I have always contested elections and I will contest from wherever the party will say."
RLD chief promises 1 crore jobs for youth, 50 per cent quota for women in government jobs ahead of UP polls
Though there is no public announcement so far, the RLD is said to be in talks with the Samajwadi Party for a pre-poll alliance for the 2022 polls.
After the polling, Uttar Pradesh will get its first Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly after a gap of over 14 years, a development taking place ahead of the 2022 assembly polls.
His remarks came at an event organised to distribute appointment letters to the selected Naib Tehsildars in the combined state and Upper Subordinate services examination 2019 conducted by UPPSC.
Law Minister Rijiju said the Central government is set to introduce new legislation on mediation in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.
As many as six police personnel were suspended and four accused were arrested for allegedly beating up a rape victim's father.
The woman and her family alleged that she was raped by the BJP MLA and his fellow accomplices, but no action was taken.
"By becoming Congress president, Rahul Gandhi will make easier our task to make India 'Congress-mukt'," Adityanath said.