Haryana: Heavy Security Tightened in Karnal as Farmers Plan to Gherao Mini-Secretariat

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Published: September 7,2021 03:15 PM
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Security arrangements have been beefed up in Karnal as farmers will be holding a mahapanchayat on Tuesday

September 7, 2021: Security arrangements have been beefed up in Karnal as farmers will be holding a mahapanchayat on Tuesday and also plan to gherao the mini-secretariat over the August 28 lathicharge, officials said.



Security personnel in large numbers have also been deployed in the new Anaj Mandi area in Karnal from where the farmers have plans to proceed to the mini-secretariat.





The state government has suspended mobile internet and SMS services in Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind and Panipat to curb "spread of inflammatory material and rumours".



In the Karnal district, Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code has also been put in. Under Section 144 public assemblies are banned, district officials said.





Traffic on National Highway 44, which connects Delhi to Chandigarh, has been diverted from Karnal.



According to information from Haryana, DPR, in order to maintain law and order in the state, the government was suspending internet and SMS services from midnight Tuesday till September 7 midnight.