Farmers protest march: Section 144 clamped in 15 Haryana districts

Chandigarh, (UNI) Prohibitory orders under Section 144 was imposed in 15 districts of Haryana in the wake of a calll given by farmers’ organisations in the state for the protest march to Delhi on February 13, a top police officer said on Monday.

State Director General of Police (DGP) Shatrujeet Kapur said 114 companies of security forces have been deployed. It includes 64 companies of central paramilitary forces and 50 companies of Haryana police.

He appealed to the public not to share “misleading content” on social media platforms as such “mischievous elements” are being monitored at different levels and strict action will be taken against those spreading rumours on social media.

Kapur also appealed to the people of the state to keep following the Haryana police’s social media Twitter accounts @police_haryana, @DGPHaryana and Facebook account Haryana police for traffic related or other important information.

In its advisory to the general public, the police said passengers going from Chandigarh to Delhi should take the route via Panchkula, Barwala, Saha, Shahbad, Kurukshetra or via Panchkula, Barwala, Yamunanagar (NH-344), Ladwa, Indri and reach Delhi via Karnal.

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