BKU’s Haryana Bandh Call on Sept 20; State-wide alert issued by Khattar govt
By GS Pannu
Chandigarh, September19, 2020: In view of the State-wide road blockade call given by the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) and some other organizations to be held between 12 pm to 3 pm, on September 20, 2020 from, Haryana Government has issued directions to ensure law and order and minimize inconvenience to the people of the State.
Sharing more information, an official spokesman said that Deputy Commissioners, and Senior Superintendent of Police and Superintendent of Police have been directed to hold talks with the organizers and ensure a peaceful protest.
He said that organizers have been advised to register their protest in a peaceful and lawful manner and desist from blocking the National or State highways.
He said that all Executive Magistrates and Police officers have been asked to remain present in the districts and they should not proceed on leave. He said that the Executive Magistrates are directed to remain stationed along with their police counterparts at all such places where congregation of protestors is anticipated.
Besides this, joint patrolling of the National and State highways or important roads should be conducted by the Executive Magistrates along with police officials from Saturday September 19, 2020 itself so as to instil a sense of confidence amongst citizens.
He said that the protestors should be dealt with tact and patience. However, they should not be allowed to take law in their hands. In case of any assistance required on Sunday September 20, 2020 the can get in touch with the Home Secretary's Control Room at (0172-2711925).
The spokesman said that Director General of Police, Divisional Commissioners, Inspectors General of Police, Police Ranges, Deputy Commissioners, District Magistrates, Commissioners of Police Panchkula, Faridabad and Gurugram and SSP's/SP’s of the districts has been directed to ensure its compliance.