Ahead of Priyanka’s visit, Section 144 imposed in Saharanpur

The district administration in Saharanpur has imposed Section 144 ahead of the Kisan panchayat that is to be addressed by Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in the afternoon.

District Magistrate Saharanpur issued an order citing various reasons including upcoming festivities, the spread of Covid-19 pandemic and the possibility of violence by anti-social elements in the state. The restrictions have been imposed till April 5.

Meanwhile, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached Dehradun on Wednesday morning and is on her way to Saharanpur where she will first offer prayers at the Shakumbhari Devi temple, before addressing the Kisan panchayat.