Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH DISTT.MAGISTRATE ISSUED PROHIBITORY ORDERS ON CARYING FIRE ARMS, SELLING ARMY UNIFORMS

October 25, 2017 08:46 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Distt. Magistrate Ajit Balaji Joshi, IAS, imposed ban of selling  cloth/uniform/sticker/logo/flag attached on cars of and any other item belonging to Army/Police/Para Military Forces without keeping the record and ID proofs of the purchasers., following threats of terrorist attack in country.Any breach of this order would invite action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. This ban will be continue for 60days.  District Magistrate, also issued orders on commercial establishments/shops etc. in trades/services such as running of Restaurants/Dhabas, Discos, Clubs and hawking goods by the road sides and on the public places between midnight to 04.30 A.M. in the Union Territory, Chandigarh is prohibited for a period of 60 days. Sale & service of liquor will however be governed by the Excise Law, till   30.12.2017.

FLYING OF KITES WITH CHINES DORIES AND SYNTHETIC GLASS COATED THREAD PROHBITED, CYBER CAFE TO RECORD INTERNET USERS, TENANT AND PG VERIFICATION MUST, HOTELIERS TO MAINTAIN RECORDS OF GUESTS

District Magistrate banned carrying of all kind of fire arms, lethal weapons, lathies, spears & javelins, trishuls, swords, short swords, knuckles, knives & daggers, iron rods, etc., within the Union Territory, Chandigarh in connection with the aforesaid matters would cause obstruction, annoyance or injury to persons lawfully employed, disturb public peace and tranquility and cause riots and affrays and that immediate action is necessary for the prevention of the same.

FLYING OF KITES WITH CHINES DORIES AND SYNTHETIC GLASS COATED THREAD PROHOBITED: In pursuance of the order dated: 14.12.2016 issued by Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi, in the matter of Khalid Ashraf & Anr. Vs. U.O.I. & Ors. (O.A. No. 384 of 2016) AND P.E.T.A., India Vs. U.O.I. & Ors. (O.A. no. 442 of 2016), it has been made to appear to the District Magistrate that a large number of people are flying the kites, use synthetic/nylon-glass coated thread popularly known as Pakka thread/Dori and Chinese Maanjha/Dori. These Maanjhas/Doris, being made of synthetic material are non-biodegradable and thus cause serious injuries to human beings, birds and are equally disadvantageous & harmful to the wildlife/environment. In some cases, it had also caused death of humans and birds. District Magistrate, Chandigarh, is of the opinion that use of above said synthetic/nylon-glass coated thread popularly known as Pakka thread/Dori and Chinese Maanjha/Dori needs to be regulated in the larger public interest and immediate necessary action is necessary to be taken to prevent serious injury or death to human beings & birds along with harm to wildlife & environment, due to above said Pakka thread/Dori and Chinese Maanjha/Dori  for 60 days/

NO CYBER CAFE USE WITHOUT IDENTITY: It has been made to appear to the District Magistrate that a large number of commercial places/shops have come up in Chandigarh popularly known as Cyber Cafes and a large number of people visit these places to use the facilities available there including e-mail facilities. And, that certain anti-social elements, criminals and terrorists may  use these facilities to mislead the security/investigation agencies, create panic in the public, endanger the security of general public, VIPs and government institutions, and help the terrorist activities directly affecting the security of the State.District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested under section 144 Cr.P.C., hereby directs the owners of the Cyber Cafes to strictly comply with the following:

(i)  prohibiting the use of Cyber Cafes by unknown person whose identity has not been established by the owner of the café;

(ii) maintaining a register for identity of the visitor/user;

(iii)  make an entry in the handwriting of the visitor/user mentioning name, address, telephone number and identity proof. The visitor/user shall also sign the register kept for this purpose;

(iv)  the identity of the visitor/user shall be established through identity card, voter card, ration card, driving licence, passport and photo credit card;

(v) activity server log should be preserved in main server and its record should be preserved for at least six months;

(vi)  if any activity of the visitor is of a suspicious nature, the owner of the Cyber Cafe will inform the police station;

(vii)   record be maintained about the specific computer used by the person.

This order shall come into force from zero hours on 29.10.2017 and shall be effective for a period of sixty days up to and including 27.12.2017.

TENTANTS AND PG POLICE VERIFICATION MUST:   It has been made to appear to the District Magistrate that there is an apprehension that anti-social elements may make their hideouts clandestinely in the residential/commercial areas of the Union Territory of Chandigarh. If suitable measures to prevent the same are not taken, the unlawful activities of these people can cause breach of peace and disturbance of public tranquility besides posing grave danger to human life and safety and injury to public property.

Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh, is of the opinion that some check is necessary on landlords/owners/managers of residential/commercial establishments so that anti-social elements in the guise of ordinary tenants, domestic servants & Paying Guests may not cause harm to the citizens and that immediate action is necessary for prevention of the same.District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested under section 144 Cr.P.C. hereby orders as on emergency measure that no landlord/owner/manager of residential & commercial establishments shall rent out any accommodation to any person, unless and until he has furnished the particulars of the said tenants, domestic servants & Paying Guests to the Station House Officer concerned. All the persons who intend to offer accommodation on rent shall inform in writing the particulars of tenants, domestic servants & Paying Guests to the Station House Officer concerned in whose jurisdiction the premises fall. Any breach of this order would invite action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.This order shall come into force with effect from zero hours on 29.10.2017 and shall be effective for a period of sixty days up to and including 27.12.2017.

ID PROOF MUST IF STAY IN HOTEL/GUEST HOUSE:   The District Magistrate, Chandigarh is of the opinion that for the purpose of preventing the type of terrorist acts, breach of peace, disturbance of public tranquility and damage to public property, it is necessary to proceed under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal procedure, 1973 for issuing directions to all the owners/managers/care-takers, etc. of Hotels/Restaurants/Guest Houses/Sarais, etc. in Chandigarh to obtain I.D. proof from the visitors/customers/guests who stay in their Hotel/Restaurant/Guest House/Sarai, etc., in the interest of safety and security of general public in the U.T., Chandigarh. District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested under section 144 Cr.P.C., hereby directs the owners/managers/care-takers, etc. of the Hotels/Restaurants/Guest Houses/Sarais, etc. in Chandigarh to strictly comply with the following

Prohibit the stay in their premises of unknown person whose identity has not been established.

-Maintain a register for identity of the visitors/customers/guests

-Make an entry in the handwriting of the visitor/customer/guest, mentioning his/her name, address, telephone number and identity proof along with his/her signature in the register.

-The identity of the visitor shall be established through Aadhar Card, Identity Card, Voter Card, Ration Card, Driving Licence, Passport and photo Credit Card

-This order shall come into force with effect from zero hour on 27.10.2017 and shall be effective for a period of 60 days up-to and including 25.12.2017.

MASHROOMING OF CALL CENTRES/MEDIA HOUSES/CORPORATE HOUSES, GPRS MUST ON VEHICLES:

It has been made to appear to the District Magistrate that there is mushrooming of BPOs, prominently known as Call Centres, Corporate Houses, Media Houses, Companies, Organizations and firms in Chandigarh and near-by areas, offering employment opportunity to youth. The employees including women from various parts of the neighbouring states are staying in different parts of city and other adjoining cities/villages. Their employers are providing cab services for the purpose of picking and dropping them from their places of stay to office and back. As these organizations are functioning round the clock, the cabs are ferrying employees even at late night hours. These cabs are hired on contract and their operators and drivers are not properly monitored to ensure safe & secure transportation of employees, resulting in grave danger to human life, safety & security of employees, especially women employees. It has come to notice that certain criminal and anti-social elements look for soft targets, particularly during odd hours. The women employees who travel during late night hours are vulnerable to crime and criminal acts by such elements.

Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh is of the opinion that some check is necessary on such companies/organizations/employers providing pick & drop facility to their employees in late night hours, transporters, security agencies/guards & drivers so as to ensure the security & safety of employees, especially women employees working till late hours.

Therefore Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested under section 144 Cr. P.C. directs  all such organizations like BPOs, Call Centres, Corporate Houses, Media Houses, companies, firms & other similar entities, having the facility of pick & drop for their employees and the transporters, security agencies, drivers & security guards attached/concerned with them, in the jurisdiction of Chandigarh, shall:

-Maintain a data of all employees, security personnel, cab drivers & contractual workers working with them, for access by the Police as and when required.

-Hire security personnel & other contractual personnel as far as possible from licensed agencies only.

-Ensure verification of antecedents of all their employees including contractual employees.

-Ensure that women employees are not made to travel alone with the cab driver and a duly verified security guard or a male colleague is deployed in each cab carrying women staff during night hours, i.e., 08.00 P.M. to 07.00 A.M.

-Choose the route in such manner that as far as possible a woman employee is not the first one to be picked up or the last to be dropped.

-Ensure that during night hours, the cab involved in transportation of women employees pick-up and drop such employee right in their house and remain halted at the point where the women employee is dropped till she confirms her arrival at their residence/place of stay through a telephone call.-

Ensure that whenever the house of a woman employee is so located that the approach road is not motor-able, the duly verified security guard or the male colleague, during night hour, accompanies the employee on foot up to her house & takes a confirmation about her safe arrival.

-Exercise effective check & control on the vehicles movement in order to check any unwarranted activities of the cab drivers, such as picking up strangers, straying away from the designated route, etc.

-Get GPS system installed in the cabs used in transportation of such employees, especially women employees.

-This order shall come into force with effect from zero hours on 29.10.2017 and shall be effective up to and including 27.12.2017.

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