Ggn cops prove their mettle with tight vigil
Gurugram: The residents of Gurugram were fortunate to not witness any violence, even with a sizable number of Dera followers in the Millennium City. Compared to other districts, the situation in the richest district of the state was peaceful, as the cops kept a tight vigil to ensure no let up in law and order situation on Monday.
There was a heavy deployment of police personnel at the borders with Delhi and Rohtak.
Even though many commuters, especially those commuting to and from Delhi had to face difficulties due to the process of surveillance, many complimented the action by the law enforcement officials.
The standard operating procedure was similar at the Rohtak border where barricades were placed at key junctions and the vehicles were checked carefully.
"Gurugram has been safe but that does not mean there is no lurking danger. Further, Gurugram can be used as a transportation point that can be used by miscreants to go to sensitive areas and create ruckus. We, therefore, cannot take the situation lightly and have therefore placed our guard to ensure that there is calm in Gurugram as well as the state," said a senior police official from Gurugram police.
Taking cognisance of the large number of congregation that was taking place at Panchkula, the deputy commissioner on urgent basis banned the purchase of large quantities of diesel and petrol in the district.
There was also no shortcomings by the district administration in the communication front where it tried to allay all the anxieties and fear of people on account of the impeding pronouncement of the quantum of punishment.
Even though District Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh had allowed educational institutions and offices to remain open, most of them took a day off voluntarily on account of being safe and secure.