From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, Feb 21: In view of urgency in the maintence of peace and tranquillity in the district, the Kokrajhar District Magistrate Niranjan Baruah has promulgated section 144 under section-A Cr. PC, prohibiting assembly of five or more persons, taking out processions, shouting slogans, holding meetings, rallies, dhars and demonstration in any public places, pillion riding on two wheelers, carrying and brandishing of weapons, fire arms and ammunitions, bow and arrows and any other hazardous tools, procurement, storage, sale and purchase of crackers or fire-work and use of microphones at outdoor without permission within the district. However, two-wheeler riders carrying women and children below 12 years old and infirmed persons, Executive Magistrates, police personnel, army and para-military forces are exempted from the purview of this order. This order will come into force from February 22 and will remain in force until further order.