Mumbai Police on Friday renewed a routine order of restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in the city till December 17.
The routine order bans weapons, firearms, swords, and other weapons. Sloganeering, demonstrations, and performances of songs in public places is also prohibited.
While reports said the Mumbai Police has announced restrictions, the city cops clarified that it is a routine order that gets renewed every 15 days. “This is only a ‘jamao bandi’ from December 3 to 17 which is renewed every 15 days. Under this, the gathering of four-five people is prohibited," a CNBCTV18.com report quoted a police official as saying.
What All is Restricted Under this Order:
-Bursting and playing loudspeakers, instruments, bands and crackers.
-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 programs, acts.
-Gatherings of people around courts and government offices and around local bodies performing government or semi-government functions, meeting for schools, colleges and other educational institutions for educational activities, factories, general business
-Meetings for business and solicitation in shops and establishments, demonstration of other gatherings and processions.
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