Restrictions imposed around railway construction sites

District Magistrate Ravinder Kumar has imposed restrictions around all construction sites of ongoing railways projects to keep a check and reduce undue interference of local people in smooth execution of prestigious projects.

In this connection, the District Magistrate has also issued an order under section 144 CrPc to restrict assembling of four or more persons at all construction sites within 1 km radius in the jurisdiction of Reasi district. He has further ordered for prohibition of protests, meetings, rallies and other activities without permission.

The order also mentions that many times civilians have compelled the construction companies to stop or delay the tunnels’ and bridges’ work keeping aside its prime importance and timeline completion followed by escalation of project cost.

As per order, District Magistrate has stated that issues of unions, public and labourers related with wages hike, allowances etc would be taken up with Central Law Commissioner Jammu and the concerned shall be communicated from time to time under given provisions and norms and question of protests do not arise at any cost.

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