Ready to fight against any rumour of Bharat Bandh: Ajatshatru Shrivastava

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Apr 2018 10:02:42



Staff Reporter

In social networking sites a message of ‘Bharat Bandh’ is spreading rigorously but there will be no shutdown on Tuesday, April 10. Police Department is ready to fight against any illegal activities in State capital, said Commissioner Ajatshatru Shrivastava while addressing the press conference at Commissioner’s office on Monday. Commissioner directed for imposing Section 144 as per IPC in the State capital. He informed that over 6,000 cops will be active across the city. As many as 4,000 local cops, 1,000 special cops and 1,000 jawans of Rapid Action Force (RAF) will take a stand against anti-social elements. He requested locals to maintain peace and harmony in the city. Answering the question about spreading message over social networking sites, Ajatshatru said that the Computer Cell of Police Department is keeping regular eye on social networking sites. If they will find any miserable message then appropriate actions will be taken against the social account holder. IG Jaideep Prasad stated that people are aware and intelligent enough to make their decisions.
All the school, college, overnment and private departments will work regularly.

Department has directed all the Government employees to be in attendance untill and unless there is some personal emergency. If any Government employee participates in ‘Bandh’ then necessary action will be taken. He added that Police Department has called for Rapid Action Force in the city pockets. Cops are ready to take prompt action against miscreants trying to affect city peace. Police have already marked some sensitive areas in the city and cops are directed to take instant actions if they witness people doing unwanted activities. District Magistrate Dr Sudam Khade stated that Section 144 is only for miscreants and anti-social elements. This is not to bother general people. We have marked around 24 sensitive areas in the city and we have banished over 33 habitual criminals from the borders of the State capital. In the meantime, Dr Sudam Khade directed Government employees not to participate in any sort of demonstration or protest. He said if any Government employee participates in any public meeting, demonstration or protest then the person would be found guilty against Rule number 1965 of civil services. Mass leave for such anti-social events and demonstrations will be considered as break in services and department will take required actions against such employees. He directed supervisors to take keep an eye on such employees and take required action if employees are found guilty of breaching city peace. Employees are strictly guided for no indirect or direct participation in violent campaign, public meetings, demonstrations and protest that destroys peace or harms public properties. District Magistrate and Police Department jointly appealed locals to not participate in the ‘Bharat Bandh’ and continue their work as usual.