Prohibitory Orders Clamped In Districts Across Nagaland - Eastern Mirror
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Prohibitory orders clamped in districts across Nagaland

By EMN Updated: Apr 18, 2024 8:26 pm

DIMAPUR — In view of the general election to the 18th Lok Sabha from Nagaland Parliamentary Constituency scheduled to be conducted on April 19, prohibitory orders have been clamped in various districts across the state.

According to a DIPR report, the district magistrates of Mon, Noklak, Tuensang, Kiphire and Peren have imposed Section 144 of CrPC of 1973 in their respective districts.

As per section 144 of the CrPC of 1973, the restrictions order included assembly of five or more persons, movement of persons with arms, holding of public meetings, shouting of slogans and using loud speakers and acting in any manner detrimental to public peace and tranquility.

The above restrictions would not be applicable to district administration, police, security forces, law enforcement agencies, emergency services, personnel and vehicles on election duty.

The prohibitory order further directed that all the political functionaries and party workers from outside a constituency and who are not voters of that particular constituency to leave the constituency immediately after the campaign period is over.

The order, which came into effect from 4 pm of April 17, would remain in force till 6 am of April 20. 

By EMN Updated: Apr 18, 2024 8:26:04 pm
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