Mumbai Curfew: To avoid disruptions in public order, Mumbai Police has declared a curfew in the city until January 2 and prohibited gatherings of five or more people. Vishal Thakur, Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Police’s Mission Department, stated in a press release that any type of gathering, procession, demonstration, or use of loudspeakers will be prohibited in the city until January 2. The same order is currently being extended until December 17, and an arms ban is in effect in Mumbai from December 4 to January 2.
Weapons, firearms, swords, and other forms of violence are not permitted. These orders will be in effect from December 4 to January 2. Sloganeering, demonstrations, and public song performances are also prohibited during this time. It also stated that those who disobey the order would face repercussions.
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Marriage ceremonies, funeral meetings, on the way to cemeteries, legal meetings of companies, clubs, cooperative societies, and other associations are all examples of processions.
#JustIn | A curfew has been imposed in Mumbai starting today, all the way till January 2. Since it is a case of Section 144, public gatherings of 5 or more people have also been prohibited. @MumbaiPolice #Mumbai #MumbaiPolice #MumbaiCurfew #Section144 #BreakingNews
— Pragatti Oberoi (@PragattiOberoi8) December 2, 2022
Mumbai Curfew imposed till Jan 2:
Gatherings of 5 or more people in the vicinity of government offices, courts, and local bodies carrying out government or semi-government functions.
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List of Activities Prohibited Till January 2:
- Bursting and playing loudspeakers, instruments, bands and crackers
- Any kind of processions are not permitted
- Loudspeakers are not allowed at the processings
What is allowed?
Processions on the way to cemeteries, funeral meetings, legal meetings of companies (on a large scale), clubs, cooperative societies, and other associations.
Social gatherings on a large scale, in or around clubs, theatres, or other public entertainment venues, for the purpose of watching plays or programmes, acts.