Punjab & Region

District Magistrate Moga issues various restraining orders till November 30

The Fact News Service
Moga, October 9

District Magistrate Moga Harish Nair informed that under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (Act No. 2 of 1974) in District Moga some restrictions have been issued keeping in view the public interest which will be effective till November 30, 2021. Will stay

Heavy vehicle entry into the city’s Main Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Disclosing this here today the District Magistrate said that the entry of heavy vehicles from Main Bazaar (Lights Chowk to Dev Hotel, Chowk) of Moga city would be continued from 8 am to 8 pm where the general public would face traffic problem. There is also a risk of a conflict situation with the intention of pushing the vehicles ahead of each other. Therefore, entry of heavy vehicles in the city’s main bazaar from 8 am to 8 pm has been banned. The vehicle is currently on GT. Road via Gandhi Road to Railway Road / Partap Road, Chamber Road, in front of Stadium Road, Street No. 9 will visit Dev Hotel Chowk.

Prohibition on digging of raw wells in rural and urban areas of Moga city

Many people have been involved in accidents due to digging of raw wells in rural and urban areas of Moga city and many deaths have been reported due to this. To prevent such accidents in rural and urban areas of Moga, the Executive Engineer, Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board has issued orders prohibiting the digging of raw wells without the written approval and supervision of Moga.

Orders for patrolling in villages and cities

Some anti-social elements are suspected of carrying out thefts and other acts of vandalism in the villages of Moga district. Which may endanger the lives and property of the people. In addition, some miscreants are likely to cause extensive damage to power grids, stores, sub-stations, high power transmission lines and power boards or other government property. Therefore, orders have been issued to the people of villages and cities to make arrangements for patrolling. The village sarpanch in the villages and the municipal councilors of their respective wards in the urban areas have been asked to be responsible for setting up thikri patrols.

Noise firecrackers banned from 10pm to 6am

Harish Nair further said that in pursuance of the order passed by the Supreme Court of India in a petition, the firing of noisy firecrackers from 10 pm to 6 am has been completely banned. This ban will not only apply to color-producing crackers.

The noise limit of loudspeakers, public address system etc. operating at any place in the district shall not exceed 10 dB (a) and 75 (a) (as per the sound standard of the place concerned). Playing of drums, drums and any other sound generating instruments (except in public interest emergencies) will be prohibited from 10pm to 6am. There will be a complete ban on playing any kind of horn in residential areas from 10 pm to 6 am. The use of pressure horns / hooters and other such loud noises (above the prescribed limits) is strictly prohibited.

The District Magistrate finally said that legal action would be taken against the persons / institutions violating the said orders.

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