Why is Vandana Singh, District Magistrate of Nainital trending on X?

Amid tough situation in Haldwani, District Magistrate Vandana Singh has appeared as one of the heroes in dispensing the tensions due to violence. But on Saturday, #ArrestVandanaSingh trended on X.

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Haldwani violence in Uttarakhand which has taken six lives and have injured hundreds of people, has not got some relief as Nainital Police has relaxed in curfew in the Banbhoolpura police station area of Haldwani where clashes broke out last week following the demolition of an 'illegal structure as part of an anti-encroachment drive' by the Uttarakhand government.

However, the curfew will still last from 8 pm to 6 am in Gaujajali, FSI, Godown area. The night curfew will continue in the rest of the areas under Banbhoolpura police station from 5 pm to 6 am as per the latest order by Nainital Police.

Amid tough situation in Haldwani, District Magistrate Vandana Singh has appeared as one of the heroes in dispensing the tensions due to violence. But on Saturday, #ArrestVandanaSingh trended on X.

One of the users wrote,  #ArrestVandanaSingh trended on the X platfrom. A user wrote in Hindi, “Nainital DM Vandana Singh Chauhan should be arrested as soon as possible....!! After all, what happened that the 20 year old Mariam Masjid was demolished considering it illegal ...?????"

Another user wrote, "When this DM Madam has been caught lying, she does not want to talk to anyone now..!!"

However, DM has been receiving applaud for the work she has done. While praising her, one of the user wrote, "The ecosystem has become active in defense of the culprits of Haldwani Denge and they are running #ArrestVandanaSingh against Nainital DM Vandana Singh.

The DM has done very good work there and a similar administrator is needed who can free Haldwani from people living illegally."