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January 22, 2021

Magha 2, 1942


District Magistrate, North under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedures of 1973, in view of the 13th session of 7th Legislative Assembly convened from January 25 to 29, 2021, has prohibited assembly and gathering of five or more persons and taking out or organizing of processions, the carrying of firearms or weapons of offenses such as lathis, swords, daggers or spears, the use of loudspeakers, the shouting of slogans and burning of fire in any public place, street, road, square, by – lane or in any open space within the radius of 500 meters around the Assembly Complex at Porvorim and the area under the jurisdiction of Panaji Police Station.

It is further directed that the above restriction will not apply to public servants on duty and to bonafide marriage or funeral processions or any special occasion or occasions which in the opinion of the District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrates, are genuine and for which prior permission in writing has/have been ne obtained from the District Magistrate or the Sub – Divisional Magistrate concerned.

This order will come into force from 11.00 a.m. on January 25, 2021 and will remain in force till the Assembly Session is over, as informed by Department of Information and Publicity.