Total normalcy in Punjab, forces alert: CM Amarinder Singh

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 28 Aug 2017 11:24 AM GMT

Total normalcy in Punjab, forces alert: CM Amarinder Singh
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Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said there was total normalcy in his state and the forces are alert to check any untoward incident in the wake of the Ram Rahim verdict.

"There is total normalcy. Our forces are alert and will not let any untoward incident happened," Singh told media after a CBI court sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to 10 years in prison for rape and criminal intimidation of two female disciples.

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He said that he is constantly reviewing the law and order situation in Punjab and also called up Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and thanked him for prompt support from the Army.

The Chief Minister said that the court's decision must be accepted by the people and peace must prevail.

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"I congratulate the civil administration, Army and police forces for performing their duty with the utmost professionalism," he said.

Amarinder Singh said he also visited the places where trouble had erupted on Friday and met the common people and police forces deployed in Mansa, Maur, Bathinda, Balluana and Malot.

with IANS inputs...

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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