CHANDIGARH/YAMUNANAGAR: The civil administration and police officials in Haryana heaved a sigh of relief as the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya land dispute case passed off peacefully with no untoward incidents reported during the day.
According to information, besides forming peace committees in the sensitive pockets inhabited by the minorities in Gurugram, Mewat, Sonipat, Faridabad, Rohtak, Jhajjar and Charkhi Dadri districts, the local administration had also appointed duty magistrates.
All duty magistrates, who were of the ranks of naib tehsildars and above, were attached with the station house officers (SHOs) of police stations in the districts. The superintendents of police (SPs) and deputy commissioners of police (DCPs) were continuously monitoring the situation.
“We had ensured the government and had put the measures in place well in time. Additional deployments were made in the sensitive pockets identified by the police departments on the basis of inputs,” additional director general of police (law and order) Navdeep Singh Virk tweeted.
Meanwhile, Haryana chief secretary Keshni Anand Arora also confirmed that necessary directions were issued down the line to ensure law and order situation remained under control.
Situation remained peaceful in Yamunanagar district where the deputy commissioner and superintendent of police visited several sensitive areas after the Supreme Court verdict. Earlier, a peace committee meeting was held under the leadership of Yamunanagar district commissioner Mukul Kumar, who told that the members have assured every possible effort to maintain peace. Meanwhile, internet services will remain suspended in Yamunanagar till Sunday.