Massive protests erupted in Bihar, UP, Rajasthan and a few other states over concerns about job safety for its restrained time period of employment accompanied by obligatory retirement for most without gratuity and pension benefits.
- Haryana | SMS Services, Internet has been Suspended for Next 24 Hours
- Hyderabad | One Dead, thirteen in Hospital
- Bihar | Deputy CM Says Opposition Misleading Students
- Haryana | Minister: Those Found Involved in Violence Won’t Be Spared
- Uttar Pradesh | Agitation Continues in Mathura, Arson Reported from Aligarh and Ballia
Haryana | SMS Services, Internet has been Suspended for Next 24 Hours
The Haryana authorities suspended mobile internet and SMS offerings in the wake of a potential law and order scenario in the nation because of agitation against the Agnipath military scheme. The order could be under pressure for the subsequent 24 hours with immediate impact and until 4.30 pm.
Hyderabad | One Dead, thirteen in Hospital In Telangana’s capital
In Hyderabad, the ‘Agnipath’ protests left one individual dead and over 15 injured. An overall of thirteen injured has been hospitalised, of which one individual is in critical situation after receiving a chest injury. “We are examining the remaining,” stated Raja Rao, superintendent, at Gandhi Hospital. ANI
Bihar | Deputy CM Says Opposition Misleading Students
Bihar deputy leader minister Renu Devi blamed the competition for violent incidents being mentioned in the name of ‘Agnipath’ protests. “Once 4 years are over, ‘Agniveers’ could be having a Rs 12-lakh financial package to begin afresh. Priority would be given to them for loans, educational courses, CAPF… Opposition is misleading students and their goons are destroying public property, she stated. ANI
Haryana | Minister Says – Those Found Involved in Violence Won’t Be Spared
In Haryana, minister Anil Vij stated, that staging protests was a democratic right however resorting to arson and violence will now no longer be tolerated. “Holding protest demonstrations is a legal right in a democracy however resorting to arson and violence will now no longer be tolerated. Those found involved in violence will now no longer be spared,” Vij stated. ANI
Uttar Pradesh | Agitation Continues in Mathura, Arson Reported from Aligarh and Ballia
Police stated that ‘Agnipath’ protests were still on at a few places in Mathura. “Senior officers are present on the spot, they’re looking to pacify all students and aspirants. We have additionally received a few intelligence inputs that a few organisations are similarly inciting.
Police will take similar action, stated ADG (law and order) Prashant Kumar. He further stated a mob set ablaze tyres of a roadways bus close to Tappal, in Aligarh. “Besides this, some incidents happened at different places wherein police pacified people at the spot.
Right now, strict tracking is being done,” Kumar stated, adding, “We obtained data about protests at 17 places so far. At those locations, in Ballia and Aligarh, incidents of arson passed off. In Ballia, hooligans set ablaze a (train) compartment that became in the washing pit.” ANI