He had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday and briefed him on the violence. In the 30-minute meeting, both leaders were learnt to have shared their concern over the rising number of incidents of communal nature in Uttar Pradesh.
Meanwhile, two senior police officials ADG D.S. Chauhan and DIG Deepak Ratan, who had been ordered by the state government to rush to the affected area, met district officials.
Though satisfied at the efforts of the district administration, both, however, said they will camp in the city till normalcy is restored.
The district authorities have sent a report to the home department and have sought guidelines on relaxing curfew and other security arrangements regarding Id festival. As many as 38 people have been arrested since Sunday in connection with the mob violence.
Violence broke out Saturday after a land dispute verdict by the high court led to some construction work on the land claimed by a gurdwara. Muslims in the locality took umbrage. People from both the communities pelted stones and fired at each other. Over four dozen vehicles and shops were gutted in the violence that followed.
Three people were also killed. Over three dozen people, including a police constable and a homeguard personnel, were injured, and many of them were critical, police said. The administration is "still worried" about the prevailing tension on Janta Road, Dholikhaal, Hasanpur and Ambala Road where angry crowds hurled stones at policemen Sunday.