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Article 144 implemented in Noida and Greater Noida in view of festivals in March, such activities will be banned



Naida: Vigilance is intensifying in Uttar Pradesh in view of the March festivals. In this sequence, the security system was reinforced by the Noida administration. Section 144 has been extended until March 31 in Noida and Greater Noida due to security regarding Holi, Navratri and other festivals including Ram Navami. Police have issued an order to extend Section 144 until March 31. During this period, no procession will take place without permission. It was also forbidden to form a group of five people in public places. It will be prohibited to fire drones within a radius of one kilometer above and around government offices. Religious flags and banners will not be permitted on religious sites and walls. The necessary directives were issued to the officers for the observance of order on behalf of the administration.

Guidelines have been issued by the Gautam Buddha Nagar Police Station regarding the imposition of Section 144 throughout the area. Under this, instructions were also given to follow the rules of Covid-19 during the festival. The ordinance specifies that no one may participate in a procession without the prior permission of the Commissioner of Police, the Additional Commissioner of Police or the Deputy Commissioners of Police. Unable to host a meeting. Also, the gathering of more than 5 people in public places has also been prohibited. If a person is found organizing a procession or meeting by gathering 5 or more people in one place, legal action will be taken against them.

In the order issued by the Noida Police Station, it was said that in any religious place, public place, procession or other event, the loudness of the loudspeaker shall be maintained in accordance with the order issued by the High Court. Speakers and other sound systems will not be used from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. It was ordered to keep the sound of loudspeakers in religious places from 40 to 75 decibels. Loudness of speakers 55 decibels and 45 decibels at night in residential areas, 75 decibels in the day and 70 decibels in the night in industrial areas, 65 decibels in the day and 55 decibels in the night in commercial areas, 50 decibels in the day and 50 decibels in the quiet zone No more than 40 decibels must be maintained at night. It was ordered to limit the sound from loudspeakers installed in temples, mosques, gurudwaras and other religious places to the premises of the religious place.