CHANDIGARH: Haryana was placed on excessive alert on Tuesday and mobile internet companies have been suspended in three districts of Sonipat, Jhajjar and Palwal till 5 pm Wednesday, the state authorities stated, as violent farmers’ protest rocked neighbouring Delhi.
In the wake of the occasions which unfolded in the nationwide capital, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar held a particular assembly of his cupboard and appealed to all farmers to return to their houses.
The want of the hour is to collectively defeat the designs of delinquent parts, stated Khattar.
He additionally chaired a excessive stage assembly with senior officers together with Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan, Home Secretary Rajeev Arora and Director General of Police Manoj Yadava right here in the night to take inventory of the scenario.
The DGP stated a excessive alert has been sounded in the state in view of the violent incidents in a number of areas in the course of the farmers’ tractor parade in Delhi. He directed all district police chiefs to be extraordinarily vigilant.
Haryana Roadways bus companies to Delhi have been additionally affected in the wake of the occasions in the nationwide capital, with a senior Transport Department official saying they have been assessing the scenario.
Home Secretary Rajeev Arora stated the order to droop mobile internet companies in three districts — Palwal, Sonipat and Jhajjar – was taken to forestall any disturbance of peace and public order in the districts.
The order will stay in impact until 5 pm of January 27, he stated.
He stated the order covers internet companies (2G/ 3G/4G/CDMA/GPRS), all SMS companies (excluding banking and mobile recharge) and “all dongle services etc provided on mobile networks except voice calls in territorial jurisdiction of district Sonipat, Palwal and Jhajjar of Haryana State”.
The order was issued in view of the potential legislation and order scenario on account of occasions in the nationwide capital and to forestall any form of unfold of disinformation and rumours via varied social media platforms, he stated.
The three Haryana districts lie adjoining the nationwide capital.
The Chief Minister later directed all Deputy Commissioners, Commissioners of Police, and Superintendents of Police to stay on ‘excessive alert’ in order to make sure the legislation and order scenario in the state is just not disturbed, an official assertion stated.
Earlier throughout his Republic Day tackle in Panchkula, Khattar in an obvious reference to the farmers’ stir in opposition to the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines, stated one has the liberty to agitate, however to not unfold anarchy.
Khattar described as “most unfortunate” the incident of a protesting farmer hoisting a flag on the Red Fort, Delhi.
He stated hoisting any flag on the Red Fort apart from the tricolour was an insult to the liberty fighters and martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the nation.
In an announcement, DGP Yadava stated all Commissioners of Police, Range ADGP/IGs and district Superintendents of Police have been requested to be on a excessive alert to deal strictly with rioters and miscreants.
Additional power has additionally been deployed in delicate areas. Besides, the intelligence wing of the police can be monitoring your entire scenario, he stated.
The DGP warned that the police won’t permit anybody to disturb legislation and order in the state.
He additionally stated anybody discovered instigating riot via any form of hearsay can be strictly handled as per the legislation.
“Police are additionally retaining a detailed eye on social media. Strict motion can be taken if any form of deceptive, provocative, scary and anarchic put up is shared or forwarded on social media. People mustn’t take note of the rumours and comply with the Haryana Police web site and Twitter deal with for the newest updates,” the DGP added.