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Guwahati: Section 144 issues in the city ahead of Amit Shah visit

Assembly of more than five persons and procession or slogan shouting is prohibited

Police commissioner of Guwahati issued the Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC was imposed in the city on Sunday, ahead of Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit.

Some persons or groups are likely to disturb the normal functioning of offices and obstruct the movement of the public and traffic in the coming days, according to the notification shared by Police Commissioner Diganta Barah.


It is also apprehended that these groups or persons may carry out agitation or demonstration in the city, thereby causing “breach of peace and public order”, it said.

“It is necessary to take preventive measures to ensure peaceful movement of public, traffic and also normal activities of local residents and also functioning of offices in above mentioned area,” the order stated.

Assembly of more than five persons and procession or slogan shouting in the entire jurisdiction of the police commissionerate has been prohibited with immediate effect until further orders.

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma chaired a meeting with Cabinet Ministers for the upcoming trip of Amit Shah.

Laying of foundation stone for the National Forensic Science University & distribution of appointment letters of 45,000 for various jobs will be done.

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