The CM termed the protests by the SAD and AAP leaders "irresponsible and utter violation" of the curbs in place in view of the pandemic.
Punjab Health Minister orders probe into allegations of govt 'diverting' COVID vaccines to pvt hospitals
Punjab's opposition party SAD had on Thursday accused the state's Congress government of "diverting" Covid vaccines to private hospitals at "hefty margins".
'It will turn into a superspreader': Punjab CM urges BKU to call off dharna in Patiala amid Covid surge
Singh said that the dharna will jeopardise the lives of their own people if such reckless behaviour is shown amid the pandemic and the event could turn into a super spreader.
Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh urged the Sarpanches and Panches to motivate people to get the people in rural areas vaccinated.
The Command also provided eight service ambulances across the National Capital Region (NCR) to overcome the shortage.
Police registered a case against Sukhbir Badal and Arshdeep Singh Robin Brar and other hundred unidentified people for disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant
Lt-Gen RP Singh, GOC-in-C, Western Command also offered to provide staff to run the 100-bed Covid facility proposed to be set up in the building loaned to the state government by CSIR for the purpose.
The order is expected to lead to another face-off between the ruling Congress and opposition SAD and AAP. Both the SAD and AAP have been holding gatherings across the state.
Industries and essential services shall be allowed to function, but barring these, all restrictions shall be strictly enforced, the chief minister directed.