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Updated February 5th, 2024 at 07:20 IST

Jharkhand Floor Test: Sec 144 Imposed Near Assembly in Ranchi | LIST of What's Allowed, What's Not

Champai Soren, who was sworn in as Jharkhand CM following Hemant Soren's arrest, will face floor test at 11 am today

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Ranchi: Ahead of the upcoming special session of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly, the Ranchi district administration has imposed Section 144 of CrPC within a 100-meter radius of the assembly building. 

Jharkhand Floor Test: List of Restrictions near Legislative Assembly

  • As per an official order, restrictions will be imposed from Monday at 8 am until Tuesday at 10 pm.
  • District administration officials have noted that as per the circular, the directives prohibit any form of procession, rally, demonstration or encroachment in the specified area.
  • The order prohibits the gathering of five or more individuals, except for government officials, employees engaged in official duties, and participants in judicial and religious activities.
  • The directive explicitly restricts the carrying or brandishing of any kind of weapons, including firearms, ammunition, or any other arms.
  • It further prohibits the display or use of items such as sticks, rods, bows and arrows, and other traditional weapons.
  • The order emphasises the importance of maintaining public peace and tranquillity during the legislative session.

These stringent measures come into force as part of the security arrangements to ensure the smooth conduct of the special session and to prevent any untoward incidents in the new Jharkhand Legislative Assembly building.

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The two-day Assembly Session will begin on Monday. The Champai Soren-led coalition government in Jharkhand is likely to seek a trust vote.

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Published February 5th, 2024 at 07:20 IST

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