TC Bureau Chandigarh: Ahead of farmers’ march on February 13, the Chandigarh administration has imposed Section 144 to stop rallies and demonstration in Chandigarh.
“Keeping in view the present scenario and call of farmers march/agitation by certain organizations on 13th February 2024 in the districts of Hayana, Punjab and Delhi border, there is an apprehension of causing tension, annoyance, agitation and disturbance, so the adequate Law & Order arrangements have also been made in the City.
As per the orders of DM, UT, Chandigarh section 144 Cr.P.C. has been imposed in the city for period of 60 days. A ban is imposed on gathering/assembly of 5 or more people, taking out processions, demonstrations, march pasts on foot or with tractor trolleys and other vehicles, and carrying any sticks, rods or weapons for aforesaid purpose.
In this view, no vehicles especially tractor and trolleys will be allowed to move out within the territory of UT, Chandigarh,” read the adivosory issued by Chandigarh Administration.
“In view of the above guidelines, general public is hereby advised to strictly follow the government norms as issued from time to time, take all necessary precautionary measures and cooperate with Chandigarh Police in order to maintain peace and order.
In case of any violation, the offenders shall be prosecuted with strict penal action under the relevant provisions of law. The road users are advised to follow the route/diversion plan issued, if any, for their own convenience,” the Advisory further read.