Bharat Bandh: Security heightened in Pune
Bharat Bandh is being observed in every part of the country and looking at this security is heightened in various parts of the country especially in Pune.
Bharat Bandh was announced by the Congress Party against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel under the present dispensation.
Dr Venkatesham K., Commissioner of Pune Police said, “One SPRF Company and 6000 police officials have been deployed in the city to prevent any unlawful action. Whoever tries to forcefully close the market will need to face the action by Pune Police.”
He also tweeted to inform about the extra deployment of forces across the city. He also wrote that firm action will be taken against miscreants who disobey the law.
Nearly 20 other political parties, including the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the Samajwadi Party (SP), have extended their support to the Congress party against the fuel price hike.
The Mumbai Police served a notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena party (MNS) under section 149, which states that in case of any law and order situation in Mumbai, the party will be held responsible for the same. Karnataka and Odisha government have declared a public holiday on Monday as precautionary in view of Bharat Bandh.