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Ban on hookah bars extended

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, November 02, 2013
First Published: 18:31 IST(2/11/2013) | Last Updated: 18:33 IST(2/11/2013)

The district magistrate on Saturday extended the ban on hookah bars till next orders.


District magistrate Rajat Agarwal said the ban had been extended under Section 144 of the CrPC, and if anybody was found violating the orders, action would be initiated under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

As part of the ban, hooka cannot be served at any establishment, including hotels and restaurants.

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