New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday condemned the Gurugram school bus attack incident and said that it was a matter of great concern for the nation. Also Read - Lockdown News: These States Impose Lockdown-Like Restrictions in March, Only Essential Services Allowed | Full List

“Yesterday, some people pelted stones on the school bus in Gurugram. I could not sleep the entire night. If our children are pelted with stones on the Republic Day eve, a few kilometers away from the nation’s capital, it is a matter of shame for the entire nation,” Kejriwal said. Also Read - Gujarat Local Body Election Results Updates: BJP Wins All 31 Seats, PM Thanks Voters, State Cong Chief Amit Chavda Quits

The situation became tense in Haryana’s Gurugram yesterday after the people protesting the release of the film Padmaavat hurled stones at the bus, which was ferrying students, teachers and staff of GD Goenka World School. Also Read - Gujarat Local Body Election 2021 Updates: Polling Underway, 7% Voter Turnout Till 9 AM in Taluka Panchayats

Section 144 has already been imposed in Gurugram, which will be in effect until January 28.

In some states, including Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Haryana, the members of Karni Sena and other fringe outfits have resorted to burning posters and vandalising the ticket counter of the movie theaters.

Meanwhile, security forces have been deployed at various multiplexes in several states across the nation to ward off any untoward incidents. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.