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On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL”

On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL”

Kanwar Inder Singh/  royalpatiala.in News/ June 13,2023 

In an early morning action, Patiala police has arrested the protesting farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal along with other four who were on “fast unto death” and shifted them to the hospital. Other farmers were also taken into preventive custody.

As per available information, Patiala police started its “Open gate PSPCL” operation under the command of inspector general, Patiala Mukhwinder Singh Chinna, SSP Varun Sharma at around 3:30 am and cleared the operation by 6:00 am. A heavy police force has been deployed to clear the site and to prevent any resistance.

After removing the protesting farmers, now police is clearing the road by removing the tents, loud speakers etc.

On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL” . This all happened after the district administration has declared the protesting site as illegal and issued a late night orders. In its orders, the district magistrate has enmark sites for protesters and appealed to the protesting farmers to lift their dharna and clear the site.

DC Patiala while issuing late night orders, had given the reference of the judgment of Punjab and Haryana High court against CWP number 28061 of 2017 , Varinder Pal singh Vs State of Punjab for enmarking the site for protestors. Samyukt Kisan Morcha (Non-Political) had seized the PSPCL head office and the Mall Road at Patiala. With this, the city residents and commuters are facing a lots of hardship.

On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL” On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL” On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL” On sixth day Patiala Police came in action mode; successfully launched Operation “Open Gate PSPCL”

What judgment against CWP number 28061 of 2017 says:

“Against such backdrop, intervention was sought of this Court for issuance of guidelines pertaining to holding of demonstration. Reliance had been placed upon judgment of the Apex Court rendered in Destruction of Public and Private Properties Versus State of Andhra Pradesh & others (2009) 5 SCC 212. The petition had came up for preliminary hearing on 08.12.2017 and this Court taking cognizance of the situation whereby hindrance may have been caused in the supply of essential commodities as also preventing smooth passage for patients in distress to the hospitals and such other eventualities, had observed that if any dharna, meeting or congregation is called or held by any of the political party henceforth, without any prior approval of the Deputy Commissioner of the same district, the same would not justify the test of being legal. Directions had been issued to the learned Advocate General of State to ensure that any dharna, meeting or congregation or activity which may leave to disruption of traffic, peace law and order, routine trade business of general public, the same shall not be permitted in the State of Punjab”

Finally, District administration Patiala wakes up; enmarked site for protesters

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