Section 144 imposed in Jalandhar: Gathering of over five people restricted from 30 May to 1 June

Outsider political functioneries have to leave constituency during this period

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Deputy Commissioner Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal using the powers conferred by section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 hereby has declared that public meeting of more than 5 people is restricted for period of 48 hours ie. from 06:00 PM on 30-05-2024 till conclusion of Poll on 01-06-2024 in jurisdiction of district Jalandhar.

The decision was taken to maintain the law and order and creation of conducive environment for free and fair polling. It was necessary to ban unlawful assemblies and holding of public meetings during the period of 48 hours ie on 30-05-2024 from 06:00 PM till conclusion of Poll on 01-06-2024.

However it is clarified that this does not restrict house-to-house visits during 48 hours as the door-to-door campaigning van be done with restricted group of 4 Persons only.

It is also clarified that all the political leaders, functionaries or Party workers who are not the registered voters of parliamentary constituency Jalandhar will have to vacate the constituency within this period i.e. on 30.05.2024 from 06:00 pm till end of poll on 01.06.2024.

In view of the emergent necessity of this order, it is being passed ex-parte and addressed to pubic in general. Commissioner of Police. Senior Superintendent of Police, Jalandhar and All Sub Divisional Magistrates shall ensure implementation of this order.