Haldwani Riots: Clashes in Haldwani as Anti-Encroachment Drive Turns Violent, Curfew Imposed
Zee Business Video Team | Updated: February 9, 2024 11:30 AM IST
Violent clashes erupted in Uttarakhand's Haldwani following an anti-encroachment drive, leading to stone-pelting, arson, and clashes with police. Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami appealed for peace, stating that additional forces were deployed, curfew imposed, and strict action would be taken against rioters. The situation unfolded in the Banbhoolpura area after a joint team conducted the drive based on a court order. Dhami mentioned injuries to police and officials, and the state government sought additional central forces from the Ministry of Home Affairs.