Prohibition Order Replaces Curfew Order in Areas of Malangwa Municipality

  September 11, 2023 By: INSEC

The District Administration Office has implemented a four-day prohibition order, effective from September 10 at 8 a.m. until September 13, 12 a.m. This decision comes in response to the need to manage and control a religiously motivated conflict between the Hindu and Muslim communities that occurred during Krishna Janmashtami on September 8. The prohibition order has been issued as a replacement for the previously imposed curfew order, with the intention of preventing public gatherings during this period.

Indradev Yadav, the Chief District Officer, has announced the removal of the curfew order that had been issued on September 9, starting from 5 p.m. until September 10 at 8 a.m. This decision was made in accordance with the provisions outlined in the Local Administration Act of 1971, specifically under section 6 (a) (1) (3). The decision to lift the curfew was made due to the assessment that the peace and security situation had returned to normal.

Indradev Yadav, the Chief District Officer, has issued a prohibition order in accordance with the Local Administration Act of 1971, specifically under section 6 (a) (2) (1) and section 6 (b) (1) (c). This prohibition order will be in effect from September 10, starting at 8 a.m., and will continue until September 13, concluding at 12 a.m.

As part of this prohibition order, various activities have been restricted in the old Malangwa town area, defined as the region encompassed by the Jhim river in the east, Musaili canal in the west, the Nepal-India border area in the south, and the temporary police station/Baba petrol pump in the north. These restrictions include a ban on gatherings, processions, meetings, and the dissemination of propaganda materials such as posters, leaflets, and other written or displayed content. These measures have been implemented with the aim of ensuring the safety and well-being of the general public.

Additionally, the issuance of this order serves as a request to all individuals to uphold and respect human rights, uphold the principles of law and order, safeguard public property, promote social harmony, and refrain from engaging in undesirable activities such as public disturbances and actions that intrude upon the privacy of any individual. The aim is to foster a peaceful and orderly environment while safeguarding the rights and well-being of all members of the community.

Budhan Shah