In view of the nationwide call for ‘Bharat Bandh’ given by various farmers’ organisations on Monday, Haryana Police has issued an advisory stating people may face traffic blockages on various roads and highways of the state on September 27.
Giving this information on Sunday, a Haryana Police spokesman informed that elaborate arrangements have been put in place by the civil and police administration in Haryana according to directions of the state government.
The primary objective of these arrangements is to maintain public peace and order, prevent any kind of violence and facilitate the functioning of traffic and public transport systems across the state.
Farmers’ organisations have given the call to block state and national highways on 27 September between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. As per reports, it is expected that agitating groups may sit in dharna on various roads and highways and block them for some time. The national and state highways in the state may see some traffic disruptions for several hours, the spokesperson added.
“All the citizens are being informed about these arrangements in advance so that they are able to plan and modify their journey accordingly, to avoid any inconvenience. All the districts have also been asked to make necessary arrangements in this regard,” the spokesperson said.
He also appealed to the farmers to raise their issues peacefully without disturbing law and order situation. Stern action as per the law would be taken against the elements trying to disturb public order under the guise of bandh call, the spokesperson added.