All educational institutions including schools, colleges, and coaching centers in Gurugram and Faridabad district will remain closed on Tuesday. This comes in the wake of clashes between two groups in Haryana’s Nuh region on Monday.
Gurugram District Magistrate Nishant Kumar Yadav said in a directive, “We urge all educational institutions to strictly adhere to these orders.”
#Information | All educational institutions including schools, colleges, and coaching centers in Gurugram district will remain closed on Tuesday. We urge all educational institutions to strictly adhere to these orders. pic.twitter.com/3mSqnGPgot— DC Gurugram (@DC_Gurugram) July 31, 2023
Meanwhile, an order by District Information & Public Relations Officer, Faridabad stated all educational institutions including schools, colleges, and coaching centres in Faridabad district will remain closed today.
Clashes in Haryana’s Nuh region
Two home guards were killed and around a dozen policemen injured during a clash between two groups in the Nuh district. The deceased, identified as Neeraj and Gursevak, were deployed at Khedali Daula police station. The injured officers were taken to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon.
The conflict erupted when the mob attacked police teams en route from Gurugram to Mewat. The authorities are likely to investigate the incident to understand its cause and address any underlying issues.
Mobile services suspended till August 2
Nuh Deputy Commissioner appealed to all to maintain peace and informed that all stranded people have been rescued. As a precautionary measure, mobile internet services have been temporarily suspended in Nuh district.
Nuh Deputy Commissioner Prashant Panwar said on Modnday evening, “Police are investigating the matter. Internet services have been suspended for 3 days. Section 144 has been imposed in the district. Curfew orders have been given…We appeal to all to maintain peace. All stranded people have been rescued… 1 casualty has been reported. The situation is normal now and curfew has been imposed in the district…”.
In an official notification regarding internet suspension, the Haryana Government said that the step has been taken to stop the spread of misinformation and rumours through social media platforms.
“In order to stop the spread of misinformation and rumours through various social media platforms, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Twitter, etc. on mobile phones and SMS, for facilitation and mobilisation of mobs of agitators and demonstrators who can cause serious loss of life and damage to public and private properties by indulging in arson or vandalism and other types of violent activities, Home Secretary, Haryana do order the suspension of the mobile internet services and all dongle services etc. provided on mobile networks except the voice calls in the territorial jurisdiction of district Nuh of Haryana State,” the order said.
Article source: livemint.com