Goan Reporter News: District Magistrate (DM), North Goa issues prohibitory order in view of Assembly


In view of 6th Session of the Eighth Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa convened from February 02, to February 10, 2024, District Magistrate (DM), North Goa, Dr. Sneha S. Gitte, IAS has prohibited Assembly and gathering of five or more persons and taking out or organizing of processions, the carrying of firearms or weapons of offences such as lathis, swords, daggers or spears, the use of loudspeakers, the shouting of slogans and burning of fire in any public place, street, road, square, thoroughfare, by-lane or in any open space within the radius of 500 meters around the Assembly Complex at Porvorim and the area under the jurisdiction of Panaji Police Station.

The DM further directed that the above restrictions shall not apply to public servants on duty and to bonafide marriage or funeral processions or any special occasion or occasions which in the opinion of the District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrates, are genuine and for which prior permission in writing has/have been be obtained from the District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate or the Sub-Divisional Magistrate concerned.

This order shall come into force w.e.f. 10.00 a.m. on February 2, 2024 and shall remain in force till the Assembly Session is over.


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