Lucknow: The Commission has implemented Section 144 till April 5 to maintain peace keeping in view the strong possibility of large sit-in demonstrations by farmers and youth unemployed in the Commissionerate Lucknow region.
The Joint Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Lucknow, Naveen Arora has said that in the coming days, apart from festivals, the political system may have an adverse impact on the possibility of various political, farmer organizations to organize farmers agitation / picketing in the commissioned Lucknow region and bearing this in mind. The impact of the Kovid-19 global pandemic is affecting mass life.
He said that peace can be disturbed by anti-social elements on the occasion of Mahashivratri, Holi, Shabe Barat, Good Friday and Easter Saturday in March and Easter Monday / Maharaj Kashyap Jayanti on April 5. Due to which there is a strong fear of increasing bitterness and becoming disillusioned with the Lok Prashant. In view of this, it is necessary to issue a new injunction exercising the powers conferred under Section 144 Criminal Procedure Code.
Shri Arora informed that all social / educational / sports / entertainment / cultural / religious / political programs and other group activities outside the content zone will be allowed under the following restrictions. Use of face-masks, social-distancing compliance and thermal scanning, and 50 percent of the rated capacity of any closed space, hall / room, but up to a maximum of 200 persons at a time and the area of such places on an open space / ground. Arrangement of hand washing / sanitizer will be mandatory.
He stated that no person shall take out any procession of 5 or more persons nor form a group of 5 or more persons in a public place without obtaining the prior permission of Commissioner of Police, Lucknow or Joint Commissioner of Police or Deputy Commissioner of Police. Neither will join any group.
Shri Rora stated that during this period, no person shall use loudspeakers or any other type of sonic instruments / instruments for any purpose without the prior approval of the District Magistrate or Regional Executive Magistrate.
He said that no person shall burn effigy in any public place within the boundary of the city western region nor present such conduct which is expected to affect the peace system in any way.