As precautionary measures after reports of disruptions of public order and peace in the near future, posing a threat to human life and property, the Mumbai police have announced that they will implement curfew orders in the city. These orders have been continuing since the past 3 months.
At present, the same order has been extended until December 17, and an arms ban has been implemented in Mumbai from December 4 to January 2.
Vishal Thakur, Deputy Commissioner of Mission Department, Mumbai Police, issued the orders via press release.
What will be banned?
Bursting and playing loudspeakers, instruments, bands and crackers
Any kind of processions are not permitted
Loudspeakers are not allowed at the processings
What is allowed?
Processions on all kind of marriage ceremonies, funeral meetings, on the way to cemeteries, legal meetings of companies (at major scales), clubs, cooperative societies and other associations
Social gatherings, at mass level, around clubs, theatres or places of public entertainment film in or around any place, gathering for the purpose of watching plays or programmes, acts
Gatherings of people around courts and government offices and around local bodies performing government or semi-government fuctions, meeting for schools, colleges and other educational institutions for educational activisties, factories, general business,
Meetings for business and solicitation in shops and establishments, demostration of other getherings and processions, those who are allowed have been expelted from this order by the divisional deputy commissioner of police and his monitoring officers.
The order is in effect until January 2
Weapons, firearms, swords, and other weapons are not permitted. From December 4 to January 2, these orders will be in effect. Sloganeering, demonstrations, and the performance of songs in public places are also prohibited during this time. It also stated that those who violate the order would face consequences.
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