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Drones Banned In Puducherry Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit for Electioneering

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PM Modi would address an election rally on Tuesday to woo voters for the upcoming April 6 Assembly polls.

The flying of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been banned in the entire Puducherry region from March 29-30 to ensure security during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit for electioneering.

In order to this effect came from the District Magistrate Purva Garg on Monday. In a press release, Garg said order under section 144 CrPc has been clamped in the whole of the Puducherry region to prohibit the flying of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles.

Any violation of the order would attract action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and other relevant laws, the District Magistrate said.

PM Modi would address an election rally on Tuesday to woo voters for NDA candidates contesting the April 6 Assembly polls.

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first published:March 30, 2021, 08:35 IST