Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Section 144 imposed at Maruti due to violence by villagers and agitated workers

Maruti Suzuki, owing to bad market conditions had temporarily removed 200 workers and also stopped the third shift at their Manesar plant. The agitated workers and villagers around the area were on protest day before yesterday following which the District Magistrate has imposed section 144 in the area.

As per this, assembling of five or more persons and carrying weapons have been prohibited and will be prosecuted under section 188. This will be with effect from tomorrow in areas of IMT Manesar, Maruti Company at Manesar, Devi Lal Park Manesar, National Highway 8 and Mini Secretariat Gurgaon. Holding any kind of procession and dharna at these places has also been banned.

"Keeping in view the maintenance of peace, tranquillity and to avert chaotic situation or untoward incident, law and order problem, inconvenience to citizens and business entities, these orders have been enforced in public interest," Vidyarthi said.

Since villagers and panchayats of various villages namely Kasan, Dhana, Bas Padamka and Bas Kusla have given their memorandums to the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner, in which they have informed that they will oppose any demonstration or dharna in IMT Manesar area, he said.


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