Sunday, Sep 08, 2013
Following a breakdown in law and order situation in some areas of Muzzaffarnagar District of Uttar Pradesh, the District Magistrate, Muzaffarnagar requisitioned Army assistance at midnight on 08 September 2013. Eight Army columns from Meerut reached Muzaffarnagar early in the morning on 08 September 2013.
On arrival at Muzaffarnagar, the Army officers had a meeting with the senior officials of the state police and the civil administration and immediately after the meeting the Army columns were located in various sensitive areas of the city. The Army columns also conducted a mounted Flag March in the morning.
Another request for requisitioning Army assistance in Shamli was received from the District Magistrate in the early hours on 08 September 2013 and accordingly one Army column was moved from Meerut to Shamli.Requisition for Army assistance in Meerut was also received today afternoon and one more column is being located in Meerut
The ten Army columns continue to be located in the sensitive areas till reports last came in.