Section 144 has been implemented in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. It has been implemented in view of the coming festive season and farmers’ movement.
Here an order has been issued to keep Section 144 in force till November 8. Under this section 144, the gathering of more than 4 people is not allowed.
According to an official information, guidelines have been issued by the district administration in the state capital Lucknow till November 8 regarding Section 144 of CrPC. In which section 144 has been implemented to maintain law and order keeping in mind the festivals, various types of entrance examinations in the coming time.
After its implementation, there will be a ban on gathering crowds without permission. Action will also be taken against publishing material that spreads communal tension. Any sit-in demonstration, rally will be completely banned in the capital. Even after this, if any rally or program takes place without permission, then strict action will be taken against it.
Lucknow Police imposes restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC till November 8 to maintain law & order and ensure adherence to COVID rules in view of upcoming festivals, various entrance exams and farmers’ protests pic.twitter.com/fBd1jImHhE
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It has been said in the order that the protocols of COVID should be fully followed by the Uttar Pradesh government. Restaurants, hotels, cinema halls, multiplexes, gyms and sports stadiums will be opened with 50 percent capacity as per the directions of the government, except in the Containment Zones. Swimming pools will remain closed for now.
The order further states that Navratri will be celebrated from October 7 to 14, Dussehra on October 15, Eid/Barawafat on October 19, Diwali on November 4 and Bhai Dooj on November 6. In view of these festivals, Section 144 has been imposed.
According to the order by the police, transportation of tractors, trolleys, horse carts and many others have also been banned within a radius of one kilometer around the assembly. At the same time, shooting with drones above the Legislature and government offices or within a distance of 1 km has been banned. In other places too, shooting and photography of any type of drone camera without the permission of the police has been banned.
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