Panaji: July 21, 2016 … District Magistrate, North Goa has prohibited the 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 crackers near the petrol pumps and at the venues of meetings  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 District Magistrate has further directed that the above restriction shall not apply to public servants on duty and to bonafide marriage or funeral processions or any special occasion or occasion which in the opinion of the District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrates, are genuine and for which prior permission in writing have been be obtained from the District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate or the Sub-Divisional Magistrate concerned.

This order will come into force w.e.f 9.00 a.m  of July 25, 2016 and will remain in force till the Assembly Session is over.


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