Police issue ban on meetings, demos on Marina: visitors, families can be here though

Meetings, demonstrations, campaigns and group get together have been banned on the Marina by city police.

Section 144 of the CrPC Act has been promulgated. This order covers the beach zone till Foreshore Estate.

Police said that the ban is in force following intelligence information that some groups which are antisocial and anti national planned to restart demos and campaigns following the pro-jallikkattu campaign of last week which saw many thousand people congregate and protest on the beach for about 5 days.

The ban order is in force till Feb 12.

Police said that morning walkers, beach visitors and families and tourists at the Marina can be here though the ban is in force now.



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