To maintain public order and peace in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad on the polling day, April 11, Anjani Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad, has issued orders prohibiting:
1. Assembly of persons and any kind of processions 2. Carrying of sticks either with or without flags, lathis, firearms or any other items which can be used as weapons for offence or defence by persons in processions, big gatherings or meetings within a radius of 1 km from any polling station 3. Erection of temporary structures like shamianas, pandals, khannaths etc on thoroughfares, public places and any other places where public throng 4. Use of mikes / public address systems by any persons or parties in the twin cities 5. Music, singing, speeches or broadcasting through speakers or any other instruments 6. Making a speech, gesture or mimetic representation, or exhibition or dissemination of pictures, symbols, placards or anything else which is likely to create religious animosity or hatred between different communities or individuals, or is likely to bring about the commission of an offence or disturbance to or contempt of the law or of a lawful authority
The following are exempted from the purview of this order:
Police officers on duty Military / para-military personnel on duty Home guards on duty Election officers on duty
Any person violating the above orders will be liable for prosecution. This order will be in force with effect from 6 pm on April 9 to 6 pm on April 11.
filed in:Elections, Lok Sabha Elections, 2019 General Elections