Restrictions will be imposed at the Secretariat to maintain public order and peace from Tuesday.
Hyderabad police commissioner Anurag Sharma issued orders prohibiting holding of any public meeting, assembly of five or more persons, carrying fire arms, banners, placards, lathis, spears, swords, sticks, brickbats, etc.
Shouting slogans, making speeches, processions and demonstrations are also not allowed; neither are picketing or dharnas within the area specified in the schedule to this order without a written permission.
The order will remain in force from 6 am March 19 to 6 am, May 18.
Any person violating the order will face punitive actions under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and per provisions of Hyderabad City Police Act, 1348.
Gathering of five or more persons is banned within Jubilee Hills and S.R. Nagar police stations on March 19 in connection with counting of votes at the premises of Guru Govind Singh Sports complex, D.K. Road, Ameerpet for casual elections (poll for filling up seat vacated before the end of the official’s term) to 108-Borabanda Ward of GHMC.
This order will remain in force from 6 am to 6 pm on Tuesday.
Any person violating the above orders shall be liable for prosecution under Section 144 (unlawful assembly) of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).
Wine shops, bars attached to restaurants and military canteen situated with in the limits of Jubilee Hills and S.R. Nagar police stations shall remain closed from 6 am to 7 pm Tuesday in connection with counting of votes for casual Elections to 108-Borabanda ward of GHMC.