Restrictions imposed in Jammu on processions, rallies

Last Updated: Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 18:55

Jammu: With protests and demonstrations
triggering choas and traffic jams in winter capital Jammu, the
district authorities have imposed Section 144 in certain areas
of the city with immediate effect.

Jammu District Magistrate M K Dwivedi, exercising
powers vested upon him under section 144 CrPC, has ordered
that no procession/rally shall be taken out by any individual
or groups and no provocative slogans shall be raised in the
area of Vikram Chowk to Press Club and the surrounding
flyover.

However, this order shall not apply to marriage and
funeral processions.

The order come into force on Friday for a period of
two months or till rescinded, whichever is earlier.

It may be recalled that the area witnesses two to
three anti-government demonstrations, rallies and dharnas
daily.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 18:55

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