Severe violence was witnessed in Haldwani, Uttarakhand on Thursday. People protested after the demolition of an illegal mosque in Vanbhoolpura. After this the crowd pelted stones at the police and set several police vehicles on fire. Meanwhile, the administration is continuously taking action against the rioters. CM Pushkar Singh Dhami reached Haldwani to take stock of the situation after the violence in Vanbhulpura. During this time, after reaching the hospital, he also met the victims. Let us tell you that during the violence on Thursday, many policemen and other officers were injured in stone pelting by the mob.
What did Pushkar Singh Dhami say?
During this, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the work of removing encroachment was going on by the administration as per the court order. There the administration has been attacked in a planned manner. There were even attempts to kill the administration people. Strict action will be taken against the accused of this incident. He said that people have also done this wrong thing and strict action will be taken against them. Let us tell you that curfew was imposed in Haldwani on Thursday night and orders were issued to shoot the rioters on sight.
What did the MLA say?
Let us tell you that the internet has been closed in the city since Thursday night. Along with this, apart from police, paramilitary forces and PSC troops have been deployed in the area. In this matter, Haldwani MLA Sumit Hridayesh said that such an incident had never happened in Haldwani since independence till date. There has always been an atmosphere of peace and unity here. The High Court had fixed February 14 as the date of hearing of this case. Yet this act was carried out hastily by the administration.
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