Section 144 imposed in Sectors 1 to 6 today

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: May 28, 2014 13:12 IST

The UT administration has imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in Sector 1 to 6, anticipating protest by Haryana Computer Adhyapak and Lab Assistant Sangh in front of the Haryana chief minister for their long-pending demand. The order shall come into force with effect from zero hour on May 28.

The orders were passed by UT deputy commissioner Mohammed Shayin keeping in view that protest or any agitation can cause obstruction, annoyance or injury to persons lawfully employed, disturb public peace and tranquility and cause riots and affrays .

The above order shall not apply to the police or para-military or military persons or any other government servant on official duties, the processions or meetings for which prior per mission in writing of the district magistrate/ sub- divisional magistrate, Chandigarh, is obtained and the customary and ritualistic procession in connection with weddings and funerals.

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