By e NewsDesk Bureau
PITHORAGARH, August 26
Besides clamping section 144 in the border districts following Haryana violence in the aftermath of the Dera Saccha Sauda Guru found guilty in a rape case, Uttarakhand Champawat district magistrate Dr Iqbal Ahmed on Saturday ordered cancellation of plying of roadway buses to various destinations of Punjab Haryana and Chandigarh from depots of Tanakpur and Banbasa till normalcy returns in those states.
“Keeping security of passengers in violence hit Punjab and Haryana towns in mind, the district magistrate has on Saturday ordered cancellation of all roadways buses operating from various depots of the district to towns of Punjab and Haryana till further orders,” said Narayan Singh Bisht district information officer of the Champawat district.
According to the press communique released by the DIO, provision of section 144 have also been imposed in the district to maintain law and order Dera supporters are there in Tanakpur and Banbasa regions.
“The district magistrate has directed to ensure that there is no gathering of more than 5 persons in any place without taking permission from authorities and strict restriction is also enforced on carrying of fire arms and other weapons”, said the DIO