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Farmers' Riot Update: Alert Issued in Haryana following violence in Delhi

Chintu Das
Chintu Das
Delhi Riots

The Government of Haryana has issued a high alert situation in the state and said anybody taking law in their hands will be handled stringently, after a tractor march intended to feature farmers’ requests broke down into disorder in the National capital on 26th Jan 2021. 

Taking into account yesterday’s violent occurrences during the farmers’ tractor march in Delhi, Haryana Director General of Police Manoj Yadava said a ''high alert”situation has been issued in the state. He guided all regions’ police chiefs to be very cautious. 

Following the situations which developed in the adjoining Delhi region, Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar was in contact with senior authorities of police and civil agencies watching out for the circumstance, official sources said. The DGP said all Commissioners of Police, Range ADGP or IGs and local Superintendents of Police have been approached to be on a high alert mode to manage agitators.

Extra strength has additionally been sent in hypersensitive regions. Additionally, the intelligence department of the police is likewise keeping a check on the whole circumstance, he said. The DGP cautioned that the police won't permit anybody to upset peace in the state. He additionally said anybody discovered actuating riot through any sort of talk will be strictly managed according to the law. 

Alluding to the situations which developed in Delhi, Mr. Yadava said police in Haryana have been approached to be extra watchful. The police will likewise guarantee the well-being of the farmers who are getting back, he said in an explanation. The DGP likewise said the police won't spare a moment to utilize power in the event that anybody attempts to harm public property, cause harm to government workplaces, government or private vehicles, and upset the lawfulness in the state. The state police power will likewise watch highly-susceptible areas, keeping up nonstop surveillance, he added. 

Attributing to the turmoil in Delhi during the farmers’ farm truck march, Mr Yadava said during the farmers' tractor parade that certain anti-social forces in an effort to break the axis might still try to disrupt unity through rumours in the face of the situation today. 

"Police are likewise watching out for online media. Stringent action will be taken if any sort of deluding, provocative, inciting and anarchic post is shared or sent via web-based media. Individuals ought not focus on the gossipy tidbits and follow the Haryana Police site and Twitter handle for the most recent updates," the DGP added. 

At several points in Delhi, hundreds of protestors defied the police force, which brought anarchy at well-known sights of the city and suburbs, in the wake of the bloodshed that was overflowing, leaving a two-month peaceful uprising for farmers at the boundaries of the capital. 

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