UP Govt Sends Recovery Notice To 498 People For Property Damage

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UP Govt Sends Recovery Notice To 498 People For Pr
The Uttar Pradesh government has begun the process of recovery of damages caused due to violence during protests against the new Citizenship Law. On December 21, after violence in UP, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had said that those who damage government property will be identified and made to pay for the damages.

Following his orders, the police have now begun identifying those involved in violence. 

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On Thursday, in a letter released by the Information and Public Relations Department, 498 people have been identified in this matter. Among these, 82 in Lucknow, 148 in Meerut, 26 in Sambhal, 79 in Rampur, 13 in Firozabad, 50 in Kanpur Nagar, 73 in Muzaffarnagar, 8 in Mhow and 19 people have been identified in Bulandshahr.

The administration says that the identified people had been involved in violence and they had destroyed public property, and now, damages incurred during the protests will be recovered from them. The police claim that all these people were identified with the help of CCTV footage. Now, police are sending notices to these people.

The most violent protests against the Citizenship Law have taken place in U.P., which is the largest state in the country. While 25 people died in different states across the country during protests against the controversial citizenship law, 19 of them are from U.P. alone.

While the U.P. government is sending notices to people for recovery of damages caused during protests, several videos from the state are coming to light on social media, in which police personnel are seen allegedly damaging vehicles parked by the side of the road.

Some people in Muzaffarnagar have even accused the police of entering houses and causing damage. 

The internet was shut down in 21 districts of U.P. on Friday and Section 144 is in place across the entire state. In view of security, heavy police force has been deployed at sensitive places in the state. 

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