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UP: Section 144 clamped in Gautam Budh Nagar amid rising COVID cases, festivities

Social distancing in schools during the exams has to be maintained with proper COVID-19 guidelines, the police have said.

Vani Mehrotra Edited by: Vani Mehrotra @vani_mehrotra New Delhi Published on: May 02, 2022 6:56 IST
Gautam Budh Nagar section 144
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Section 144 imposed in Gautam Budh Nagar

Highlights

  • Wearing masks has been made mandatory in public places
  • Section 144 CrPC has been enforced in Gautam Budh Nagar from May 1 to 31
  • No one should be allowed to conduct any protests or hunger strike without permission

In view of the upcoming festivals and increasing COVID-19 cases, section 144 CrPC has been enforced in Gautam Budh Nagar from May 1 to 31.

According to Police Commissionerate Gautam Budh Nagar, wearing masks has been made mandatory in public places.

"No one should be allowed to conduct any protests or hunger strike without the permission of the higher authorities. Organising puja and offering of Namaz in public places will not be allowed," said the Police Commissionerate of Gautam Budh Nagar in a statement.

"Social distancing in schools during the exams has to be maintained with proper COVID-19 guidelines," the police said.

It was also stated that the use of loudspeakers will be completely prohibited on the premises and nearby areas of the exam centers. 

Shopkeepers will not be allowed to sell or rent any loudspeaker or any such equipment to anyone without permission from the higher authorities.

(With inputs from ANI)

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