In Uttarakhand, regular police will be deployed in place of revenue police within six months, the government made this plan

The Supreme Court has asked for speedy action on the decision of the state cabinet to hand over the revenue police area to the regular police.
Additional Chief Secretary Home Radha Raturi said that according to the decision of the cabinet, the Supreme Court has asked to complete the work of setting up of six police stations, 20 outposts and expansion of police area in the revenue area within six months.
Decision taken after Vanantara Resort episode
After the Vanantara Resort episode of Yamkeshwar area under Pauri district, the cabinet has recently decided to hand over the revenue areas to the regular police in a phased manner.
In this episode, first of all the mandate has been issued to open police stations and outposts in different areas of the state. In this episode, the police is continuously making a proposal and handing it over to the government.
Earlier in the year 2018, the Nainital High Court, hearing a public interest litigation, ordered the state government to abolish the revenue police system and deploy regular police in the revenue areas.
Describing the revenue police tradition as unique and the only system of the country, the then government had filed a petition challenging this order in the Supreme Court. A hearing on this was held on Monday.

Information regarding revenue police given to the Supreme Court
Giving information about the hearing, Additional Chief Secretary Home Radha Raturi said that the Supreme Court was informed about the decision taken in the cabinet regarding revenue police on behalf of the state government.
On this, the Supreme Court has directed to take the decision of the cabinet on the ground within six months. He said that police stations and outposts would be set up in six months as per the directions of the Supreme Court. For this, all DMs and SSPs have been instructed to send detailed proposals at the earliest.

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