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Bharat Bandh: Section 144 imposed in Haridwar

ANI  |  Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] 

In wake of the violent protests against Supreme Court's ruling on SC/ST Act, during the nationwide on Monday, Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) has been imposed in Haridwar,

Imposition of Section 144 prohibits assembly of more than four people in an area.

The Bharat called by Dalit outfits turned violent in many states on Monday, including Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and

During the violent protest, six people were killed in Madhya Pradesh, two in and one in

The apex court had, on March 20, introduced the provision of anticipatory bail in the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act while directing that there would be no automatic arrest on any complaint filed under the

The Centre on Monday filed a review petition in the apex court to reconsider its order.

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First Published: Tue, April 03 2018. 01:03 IST