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Karimganj: District magistrate issues guidelines for festivals this year

According to the order, no two wheelers viz, scooter, motorcycles etc will be allowed to move with pillion riding in Karimganj district

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Guwahati: The district magistrate in Karimganj district has issued new regulations and guidelines for the people during the festivities of Kali Puja and Diwali this year.

According to the order, no two wheelers viz, scooter, motorcycles etc will be allowed to move with pillion riding within the Karimganj district. However, this restriction hall not apply for the aged persons, children below 12 years of age and female and also for the allow enforcing personnel viz. magistrates, Police/Army etc on duty.

“No person shall burst any crackers/bombs and other sound producing articles and display fireworks at any public places and public thoroughfare, near petrol pumps, hospital, religious institutions,” the order stated.

The order also prohibited the manufacture, sell or use of firecrackers generating noise level exceeding 125 decibel (A, 1) or 145 dB (C) at four meter distance from the point of bursting in any private places as per order of the Supreme Court of India.

The Karimganj Police has also informed this via Twitter.

The order shall come into force with immediate effect.

The prohibitory order was promulgated as any anti-national elements and other miscreants may cause trouble and violence by taking advantage of their easy movement by pillion riding on any two wheelers.

To prevent any cause incident of fire and loss of human life or public property that may lead to disturb peace and tranquility, the district magistrate of Karimganj, Anbamuthan MP, has issued the order on Wednesday.