Lucknow: With immediate effect, Section 144 has been clamped down on district Lucknow. The section 144 which prohibits the coming together of more than four people will remain into effect till June 5.
Making the decision public was Joint CP Law and Order Piyush Mordia who issued the order.
The decision to set the ball rolling for the imposition of Section 144 was taken seeing the upcoming festivals along with the ever spiralling COVID – 19 situation.
Anyone flouting the section 144 will be cracked down upon under Section 188 IPC. Anyone holding a public event will have to directly take permission from the Lucknow Police Commissionerate.
Notably in the coming days the city will be witness to a number of festivals which include Eid, Bada Mangal and Buddha Purnima seeing massive crowds.
It is noteworthy that the government of the state has already extended the curfew till May 10, 7 AM.