According to District Magistrate Navdeep Rinwa, the orders for closure of the academic institutions were just a precautionary measure and the situation remains peaceful in Meerut.
Rinwa said that he and SSP Dipak Kumar surveyed the sensitive localities. A function by state government to distribute free laptops in the city on September 9 now stands cancelled, Rinwa added.
Meanwhile, in view of the situation in Muzaffarnagar, Rinwa said that all state government employees had been advised to remain on duty and not take leave.
Any leaves stand cancelled at the moment, Rinwa said. He added that all government employees had been urged to keep their mobile phones switched on at all times to enable them to be easily contacted.


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