Ban on public gathering
Ban on Public Gathering. Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma on Friday issued orders prohibiting public meetings and processions within...
Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma on Friday issued orders prohibiting public meetings and processions within the Hyderabad City Police limits without obtaining permission. The ban order is effective from 6 am today.
According to the prohibitory order, carrying of arms like swords, spears, knives, sticks, bludgeons, guns, explosives and other offensive weapons are prohibited in the city. Gathering of persons on roads or public places disturbing peace and order or causing inconvenience to public are banned. He also prohibited collection, carrying of stones or other means of casting missiles, use of mikes/public address system by different organisations around the Secretariat premises, including Burgula Rama Krishna Rao building, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation building, Commissioner of Fisheries building, Mint Compound, Nizam College and its surroundings, AP Legislative Assembly premises and surrounding roads, Public Gardens, Upper Tankbund, I–MAX, NTR Marg roads, fly-over leading from Secretariat to Visvesvaraya statue, Khairatabad. Playing music, singing or speeches broadcasting through loud speakers, use of mikes and public address systems, use of horn through vehicles by any organisation, members of public etc. are also prohibited. Anurag Sharma has warned that any person violating the ban orders shall be liable for prosecution under the Hyderabad City Police Act. However, police officers on duty, military personnel, home guards and bonafide funeral processions are exempted from operations for this order.