In an interesting turn of events, Bihar Police has issued an order stating that those who engage in violent protests and demonstrations will not be able to government jobs or passports.
The order stated that a person participating in any ‘law and order situation’ or protests charged by the police, his name will be mentioned in the character verification report by the police. This will make it difficult for such people to secure a government job.
According to an Indian Express report, participation in protests would affect police verification for nine services: passport, character certificate, contractual jobs in government, work contracts in government departments, boards and commissions, licences for petrol pump and gas agency, passports, government grant, bank loans.
Moreover, the Uttarakhand government has also issued a warning saying that people’s social media posts can also have an effect on police verification for passports. The Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar has…