There have been messages on social media military deployed in some parts of Belagavi and each one has typically changed the names of the areas and sent it forward is what we realized.
In reality, there is no such move and DCP Seema Latkar speaking to BelagaviSuddi also has stated that there is no question of deployment of an army when the police is doing its job. The military has not been deployed and will not be deployed she added further.
Army’s Additional Director General of Public Information (ADGPI) tweeted – Fake and malicious messages are circulating on social media about likely declaration of emergency in mid-April and employment of #IndianArmy, #Veterans, NCC and NSS to assist the civil administration,”.
The Indian Army on Monday dismissed as “fake” certain messages circulating on social media about likely imposition of Emergency in the country next month to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
There are rumors and media reports, claiming that the government will extend the lockdown when it expires. The Cabinet Secretary has denied these reports, and stated that they are baseless,” the Press Information Bureau (PIB) said on Twitter on Monday.
As of today, there are no COVID-19 positive cases in Belagavi district. 21 samples were sent for tests out of which 18 results are negative and reports of 3 are yet to be received.