Thursday, January 20, 2022

Helpline 112 announced to trace missing persons in Delhi-Haryana since R-Day

Amid growing concerns over more than 100 persons from Punjab reportedly missing in Delhi-Haryana region since the Republic Day Tractor Rally, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Helpline number 112 to report all such instances, even as 70 lawyers were appointed by the state AG on his directives to provide free legal aid to farmers facing cases in the national capital.

Assuring of all possible help by his government in trace the missing persons, the Chief Minister said his cabinet colleagues had met the Union Home Minister on the issue and he would personally take up the cases of such missing persons/farmers with the Ministry of Home Affairs.

“Our hearts are with those fighting for their rights at the Delhi borders,” said the Chief Minister, appealing to the people of Punjab to immediately dial 112 to report any case of a person missing during the Tractor Rally, even if no cases had been filed with respect of such persons so far.

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“We will do everything possible to locate those who are missing. We are trying to get details and will ensure that they return to their homes,” said the Chief Minister, during a virtual event, attended by Sarpanches of various villages, who expressed concern over the issue. Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar urged the Chief Minister to help out the farmers facing legal cases in the national capital, in response to which the latter said he had already directed Advocate General Atul Nanda to arrange for legal aid.

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Nanda later disclosed that he had arranged for as many as 70 lawyers to extend all help to the farmers against whom cases had been filed by the Delhi Police in the wake of the Republic Day violence. It is learnt that the Delhi Police has arrested around 89 persons, hailing from UP, Haryana and Punjab, and registered 38 FIRs in connection with the violence.

The Chief Minister’s directives and appeal followed Sunday’s statement by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, claiming that more than 100 persons were missing since the Tractor Parade Day violence in Delhi on Republic Day.

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