Moga: District Magistrate issues various restraining orders

The Fact News Service

Moga, November 27

District Magistrate Moga Sandeep Hans, IAS has exercised his powers under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 and issued some restraining orders in District Moga. These orders will be effective from December 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021.

Prohibition on carrying licensed and other sharp weapons for the general public In view of maintaining law and order in the district, the District Magistrate has imposed a complete ban on carrying and demonstration of licensed firearms, machetes, spears, daggers, tridents and other sharp weapons for the general public within the district.


Prohibition on manufacture, storage, sale and use of plastic envelopes in the district Due to technological pressures and new marketing techniques, increasing consumption of disposable, packaging and plastic envelopes for consumer goods has led to a proliferation of plastic waste in open dumps and open spaces.

Prohibition on illegal occupation of village firni by dumping manure etc. The District Magistrate said that the villagers had illegally occupied the village firni by dumping manure etc. and in other ways, which could lead to loss of life and property due to fighting where there was a risk of accidents. Fear also remains.

Prohibition on sale of meat by setting up meat shop stalls / kiosks etc. in cities and villages Similarly the sale of meat has also been banned in the towns and villages of the district by setting up meat shop stalls / huts etc. He said that in the towns and villages of the district many people have set up meat shop stalls and huts where these people cut and sell goats, chickens and fish.

Prohibition on unauthorized storage / transportation, use or sale of semen in towns and villages of the district Disclosing this here today District Magistrate Mr. Sandeep Hans said that incidents of sale of fake and unauthorized semen were coming to light at various places in Punjab. Thus the use of semen being sold illegally is not appropriate as per the breeding policy of the state.

Restrictions on the sale, storage and use of China doors in the district The District Magistrate said that a large number of kites are flown in the district frequently and especially on the occasion of Basant Panchami and a large number of china doors are also used for these kites.