Patiala DM issues order for prohibition of public gathering of 5 or more persons

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The Fact News Service

Patiala, 29 June

Kumar Amit, District Magistrate, Patiala have prohibited holding demonstrations/rallies, meetings, slogans of any kind within the limits of District Patiala. Along with this, prohibition orders have been issued on the gathering of five or more persons in public areas.

In order to maintain law and order situation in the state and to maintain peace in the public interest, it was necessary for avoiding gathering of 5 or more persons within the district of Patiala during this period. Meetings, chanting slogans, demonstrations, etc. are expected to disturb public peace and damage government and non-government property. Therefore, it is necessary to take appropriate steps to maintain law and order and protect the lives and property of the people.

These orders enacted by the District Magistrate till August 22 will not apply to security personnel, on-duty police personnel and gatherings of children for government programs, weddings, mourning ceremonies and schools and colleges.

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