Chandigarh, August 31, 2011- Keeping in view that certain groups of people are planning to organize rallies, dharnas and resort to other agitational methods that may cause obstruction, annoyance or injury to the persons lawfully employed and endanger human life and property, disturb public peace and tranquility and cause riots. Therefore ADM Chandigarh Administration has prohibited the public in general and any member thereof from forming an assembly of five or more persons, taking out processions, making speeches, raising slogans, carrying of Lathis within the 100 meters of the gate of the campus of PEC University of Technology, Sector-12, U.T., Chandigarh for a period of six days .Addl. District Magistrate Mr. M.L. Sharma, PCS issued the prohibition orders as there are apprehensions that such groups and organizations may cause obstruction, annoyance, or injury, to the persons lawfully employed and endanger human life and property, disturb public peace and tranquility and cause riots and affrays. The above orders would not apply to the police or paramilitary or military persons or any other Government servant on official duties, the processions or meetings for which prior permission in writing of the District Magistrate/ Sub Divisional Magistrate, Chandigarh, is obtained and the customary and ritualistic procession in connection with weddings and funerals.
The order would come into force with effect from Zero hours on August31, 2011 and shall be effective for a period of six days upto and including September 05, 2011.