Agnipath protests: States on alert amid calls for Bharat Bandh

New Delhi, 20/6:Several states were on alert and stepped up security amid calls for Bharat bandh on Monday as the discontent over the armed forces short term recruitment scheme ‘Agnipath’ grew.



The Centre, on Saturday, sent a note of caution to all states and Union Territories (UTs) regarding tackling the continued agitations on this count.


The letter signed by Deputy Secretary to Central government, Archana Varma, has been addressed to all Chief Secretaries, Advisors to Administrators of all states and UTs, state and UT Director Generals of Police and Police Commissioners of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai.

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