Over 1,000 armed police personnel took out a flag march in the markets after curfew was lifted in trouble-torn Sirsa today.
Deputy commissioner Dr J Ganesan said here today that through this flag march, the message had been conveyed to anti-social elements that nobody would be allowed to violate any law and they would be dealt with sternly.
He said that superintendent of police, Dr Rajshree Singh, additional deputy commissioner, Shiv Prasad Sharma, city magistrate, Satish Kumar, sub-divisional officer (Civil), Amarjeet Singh along with five DSPs and other officers of the administration and police took part in the flag march.
Thirty companies of the district Rapid Action Force took the flag march which comprised 26 companies of Haryana Police and Haryana Armed Police and four companies of Rapid Action Force.
He said that the district administration was committed towards the safety and security of the people and such type of actions like flag march would be taken in the future too keeping in view their need.
He said that section 144 had been imposed in the district and police would be patrolling the city continuously.
District administration and district police were keeping a strict eye on the situation in the district.
He said that nakas had been laid at all the ways leading to the city and the vehicles entering the city were being checked so that no anti-social element could enter the city.
Dr Ganesan said that all Sub Divisional Officers (Civil), tehsildars, Block Development and Panchayat Officers had been directed to stay in their offices and remain in touch with the police stations to keep an eye on the situation.
In case they receive any information about violation of Section 144, the law and order being disturbed or public property being destroyed, they should take immediate action against the anti-social elements.
Also, sub-divisional officers (Civil) had been directed to send daily report to the district headquarters in the evening.