Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra bandh announced by the state government on Monday (October 11, 2021) over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Nitesh Rane has warned the state government not to forcefully close the shops.
On Sunday, BJP MLA Nitesh Rane took to Twitter to say, “If shopkeepers are ‘forced’ to close shops tomorrow..they will have to face BJP workers! Police should ensure that no one is compelled.” Yes or not, there will be law and order situation which is not our responsibility.”
BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Manoj Kotak also slammed the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government for calling a bandh in the state. He issued a statement saying, “Victimization of women is at its peak, there has been a shameful rise in farmer suicides in the state. But this could not shake the sensitivity of the MVA government. Citizens are still being treated half-heartedly by the MVA. The drama of Rajya Bandh is a mockery of the pain of the suffering citizens of Maharashtra.”
Meanwhile, Mumbai Police said that strict patrolling will also be done in view of this. Maharashtra Bandh on Monday. Mumbai Police said that striking reserves will be deployed at strategic points along with 3 companies of SRPF, 500 home guards and 700 personnel from local arms units.
After the state cabinet meeting on 6 October, senior cabinet minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) state chief Jayant Patil told the media that on 11 October the cabinet called for a ‘Maharashtra Bandh’ to mark their protest against the central government. decided to organize. Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
However, essential services will continue to operate during the lockdown. During the cabinet meeting on October 6, a resolution was passed to condole the unfortunate death of farmers in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident of Uttar Pradesh.