High Alert in Punjab and Haryana, Internet and SMS Service Stopped

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Following the confrontation between the police and the farmers at Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has Purchased a high alert in the Nation.

Violence took place at many places during the farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi today. During this time many farmers and policemen were injured. A group of farmers put their flag on the Red Fort.

In view of the incident of violence in the national capital, the government of Punjab and Haryana has issued a high alert. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, while issuing the order of high alert, has asked the DGP to maintain law and order.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar also called a meeting. After this, Haryana Police issued a statement that after the violence during the tractor marches in Delhi, DGP Manoj Yadav has directed the SP of all the district to be on high alert.

Precautionary Internet and SMS services in Sonipat, Palwal and Jhajjar districts of Haryana have been closed till 5 pm tomorrow.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh called the incident of violence unacceptable. Singh said in a tweet, “Shocking incidents in Delhi. Violence by some elements is unacceptable. The credibility that was created by the peaceful protests of the farmers will be damaged.

He further said, “Farmer leaders have disassociated themselves from these incidents and suspended the tractor rally. I urge all genuine farmers to vacate Delhi and return to the borders.

Farmers have been camping at several border points in Delhi for two months, demanding the repeal of three agricultural laws and legal guarantee of minimum support price for their crops. Most of these farmers are from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh.