Followers of godman have gone on a rampage in Four states:
Chandigarh: Special report. It is the third time where the government of Haryana fails to maintain law and order in the state in last three years, and two flag march of the Army in the last one year. The State also did not even overcome the “JAAT ANDOLAN” that it is the second one. But this time is more horrible, dangerous and violenced. From the ground report of Alert India, from the last two days Dera’s followers gathered in the tricity and government have full knowledge of the gathering of more than 2 lakhs followers of Baba. But the state government after imposing section 144 Cr.P.C in the tricity fails to stop the gathering of the followers, More over the bureaucrats and higher police official assured that the situation under control. That after the filling of Public Interest Litigation in the Hon’ble High Court The High Court intervene in the matter and gave directions to deploy the Army to handle the situation and also direct to filed the status report before court at 4:00 P.M.
That after the decision of the C.B.I Court where the Baba was hold guilty and the quantum of sentence would be pronounced on August 28, the situation became uncontrollable and the followers went berserk and also damaged OB vans of News Channels, Two railway station in Punjab have been set on fire. Curfew imposed in Ferozpur, Bhatinda, Patiala and Panchkula as well.
Panchkula turned into virtual war zone after the Baba was found guilty of rape by C.B.I Court. Police lobbed tear gas shells, used water canons and batons in an attempt to bring situation under control. The dera followers pelted stones and broke security cordon. The government’s claim of keeping the situation under control have fallen flat. Vivek Bhandu the Chief Medical Officer of the Civil Hospital Panchkula says” Seventeen people are dead and at least 200 are injured. Another Seven death were recorded at PGIMER hospital in Chandigarh. Bhadu said most of the death were due to bullet injuries.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed that the properties of the Dera Chief should be attached to pay for the loses due to violence.
The JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today said such incident are bound to happen when politicians take help from religious leaders and mix religion with politics. ” When religion and politics are mixed and politicians tale assistance of religion in politics, then such incident are bound to happen today or tomorrow. We have still time to learn that politician should not take advantage and assistance in the name of religion and faith.” he said in a statement.
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