The government has ordered the closing of schools and colleges in Panchkula region on August 24 and 25, Gauri Parashar Joshi, deputy commissioner, alleged yesterday. Haryana, as well as Punjab, are on utmost alert ahead of the court verdict regarding sexual exploitation case against Dera Sacha Sauda leader Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh on 25th August.
More than 35,000 followers of the Dera are predictable to have now reached, and countless more are still inward in Panchkula to demonstrate their unity with the sect chief, who has been ordered to be present in the special CBI court on Friday. Joshi supposed that the management and police were keeping an eye to guarantee that law and order are upheld.
There is heavy police along with forces deployment close to the routes towards the district court compound in Panchkula, where the lawyers have poised work for three days as of today to evading trouble to the public visiting the courts.
When inquired if Dera chief will emerge before the court in Panchkula on Friday, a narrator of Dera Sacha Sauda supposed that the division and its head has always pursued law and will perform it in future also.
He supposed “We have forever followed the due procedure of law, not at all have we gone out of law’s limitations and never will we make so.”
When inquired if Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will plea to his followers to assist uphold law and order and tranquillity, he alleged, “throughout his Satsangs in mornings as well as evenings, Guru Ji always discusses concerning kindness and things which will help humankind. He talks in relation to tree plantation, blood donation, organ donations, along with serving out weaker segments”.
Safety forces in Haryana plus Punjab have been intriguing out flag marches at numerous sensitive places. Police have placed up barricades at numerous places in the two states, in addition to their common capital Chandigarh, where safety has been more tightened ahead of the court judgment. Heavy police force has been positioned in Bathinda, which carve up its border with Sirsa, where the Dera headquarters within Haryana.
Chandigarh’s Home department has affirmed the cricket stadium in Sector-16, as ‘temporary jail’ on 25th August.
Officials have supposed the ‘temporary jail’ can be utilised to imprison people supposed of creating law and order difficulty on Friday. Superior cops and managerial officers of Punjab, Haryana, and UT Chandigarh have been asserting confabulations to get stock of the safety preparations.
Duty Magistrates have been positioned at all locations in Haryana. At the same time as Punjab had by now received 75 companies of central forces, Haryana obtained 35 companies to uphold safety. Police all along with paramilitary forces, the CRPF, as well as Rapid Action Force, i.e. RAF, SSB, held the flag rallies at susceptible places counting Moga, Sangrur, Bathinda, Barnala, Ludhiana, Patiala, Panchkula, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Ambala as well as Hisar.
Amarinder Singh, Punjab Chief Minister, warned aligned with any effort to disturb the state’s law and order in the outlook of the upcoming verdict by Panchkula court. The chief minister whispered, “every step was being taken to guarantee that law and order is not disturbed in any manner in the wake of the court guidelines.”