Home » State News » During Ratha Jatra of Lord Jagannath three-day curfew will be enforced in entire pilgrim town from July 11

During Ratha Jatra of Lord Jagannath three-day curfew will be enforced in entire pilgrim town from July 11

Puri: 9/7/21:To check spread of COVID-19 and restrict movement of public during Ratha Jatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri, a three-day curfew will be enforced in entire pilgrim town from July 11, a night before the religious event.

The curfew will be in force with effect from 8.00 pm of July 11 till 8.00 am of July 13. As per the order by the district administration, section 144 will be clamped in Puri town during the period. All the entry points to Puri town will be sealed.

The restrictions may be further extended in the town, informed Sub-Collector Bhabataran Sahoo.

Meanwhile, police officials, who are not on duty of Ratha Jatra, will not be allowed to visit Puri till July 24.

As per the order by the DGP, no other employees or police officials other than on-duty cops will be permitted to enter Puri town during the above-mentioned period.

In case of government-related work, the police officials may be allowed to Puri with permission of the ADG (Law and order) from the police headquarters.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
x

Check Also

Government of India is celebrating World Bee Day on 20th May 2022 at Tent City -II, Ekta Nagar, Narmada

New Delhi;19/5/22:The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare (MoA&FW), Government of India is celebrating World Bee Day on 20th May 2022 at Tent City -II, Ekta Nagar, Narmada, Gujarat.  The ...