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Holding of public meetings in CP banned from June 12 for 60 days

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Jun 7 (UNI) The Delhi Police have banned the holding of public meetings, processions and demonstrations and assembly of five or more persons in and around the Connaught Place area of Central Delhi for 60 days from June 12.

According to an order issued by Delhi Police commissioner K K Paul, the order has been issued due to the likelihood of obstruction of traffic, danger to human safety and disturbance of public tranquality due to the public meetings.

Any person contravening the order would be punishable under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code, the order said.

However, religious functions, rallies or public meetings can be held with prior permission in writing of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, New Delhi district.

In another order, the police have prohibited holding of public meetings and processions on Shamnath Marg from June 12, for a period of 60 days.


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