Various restrictions under section 144 are applicable in this district of Punjab: District Magistrate


Bathinda District Magistrate Mr. Shaukat Ahmed Pare has issued various prohibition orders within the district limits using the powers conferred under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
According to the order, the District Magistrate has prohibited the use of olive green color military uniform and olive green (military color) jeeps/motorcycles/motor vehicles in the district.

According to another order, the District Magistrate, using the powers conferred under Section 3 Sub-section 1 of the Punjab Village and Small Town Control Act, 1918, within the district, constructed villages, railway tracks, needle and canal bridges, canals, public drains and All able bodied adult men of all villages adjacent to needle/rivers, oil pipelines etc. will perform proper guard duty to protect all villages, railway tracks, water supply schemes, canals, drains and needle from breakage.

Through another order, the District Magistrate has issued an order to impose a complete ban on the use of lantern kites, wish kites, etc. within two kilometers of the existing airport in the district. He said that as per the instructions of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, the use of lantern kites, wish kites pose a risk to the operation and safety of aircraft during take-off and landing.

According to the next order, parking of trucks in narrow places has been strictly prohibited in view of the traffic problem. In the issued orders, he said that due to the parking of the truck near the multi-purpose sports stadium, MSD. The children of the school and Guru Harkishan Public School face a lot of trouble. Due to these trucks, there is a fear of school vans, buses, rickshaws etc. having an accident. Keeping these things in mind, parking of trucks on Goniana Road and Sports Stadium Road around Hanuman Chowk has been strictly prohibited.

No truck will be allowed to ply in these areas from 6 am to 9 am and from 1 pm to 3 pm. He received M.S.D. The school and the principal of Sri Guru Harkishan Public School were instructed to take their students safely from the school compound in rickshaws, carts etc. during the holidays. He said that rickshaws and vehicles coming to pick up children from school will not be parked on the road or roadside outside the school.

According to the order issued by the District Magistrate, the paper and other garbage in the Mini Secretariat, Bathinda has been instructed to be disposed of at its proper place. According to the order, beeri, paan, jarda and gutkha containing jarda, cigarette butts or other rubbish should not be thrown inside the Mini Secretariat premises.

According to another order, under the Punjab Jail Rules, 2022, there is a complete ban on illegal criminal activities and possession of such prohibited articles within the Central Jail Bathinda under any other law applicable in the jail.
According to the issued orders, Civil Airport Virak Kalan, Guru Gobind Singh Refinery Ram, National Fertilizer Limited Bathinda, IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, Bulk P.O. Drone camera operation/flying is prohibited in the vicinity of L Terminal FOS Mandi Mansa Road Bathinda.

According to further orders, people have been banned from setting up shops and doing business outside the Air Force, Bhisiana airport within the limits of 100 yards area without conducting police verification.

According to the issued order, the medical stores selling schedule 'X' and 'H' drugs were instructed to install CCTV cameras. According to the order, all the medical/chemist/pharmacy shops in the district selling Schedule X and H drugs as per Rule 9 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945, have CCTV outside and inside those shops. Be sure to install cameras. According to the order, one month time has been given to the owners of such medical/chemist/pharmacy shops to install CCTV cameras.

According to the issued order, a complete ban has been imposed on the operation/flying of drone cameras within the limits of Central Jail Bathinda and in the area up to 500 meters from the limits. Apart from this, Section 144 has been imposed to curfew the movement of any person within 500 meters radius of the jail (except the main road) from 8 pm to 6 am. These orders will remain in force till March 23, 2024.