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Manipur government lifts restriction on movement of people

Relaxation not applicable to any gathering/large scale movement of persons/sit-in-protests/rally, etc. which is unlawful in nature.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 27 Jun 2024, 7:42 pm

Imphal, Manipur (PHOTO: IFP)
Imphal, Manipur (PHOTO: IFP)

The Manipur government has relaxed the duration of the restriction imposed upon the movement of people in Imphal East. 

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The latest order issued by District Magistrate, Imphal East Khumanthem Diana on Thursday informed the general public that restriction of movement of persons outside their respective residences imposed in Imphal East has been relaxed in all areas of the District from 5 am to 10 pm for Friday.

It said that the move was taken as there is a necessity to relax the restriction of movement to facilitate the general public to purchase essential items Including medicines and food items etc.

The relaxation will however, not apply to any gathering/large scale movement of persons/sit-in-protests/rally, etc. which is unlawful in nature, it asserted. 

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It mentioned that all persons belonging to essential services such as Health, PHED, Municipal Officials/ Staff, Power (MSPDCL/MSPCL), petrol pumps, CAF&PD, Media, functioning of Courts,school/colleges and to and fro movement of flight passengers to airport will be exempted from further imposition of curfew.

The statement also added that prohibitory Order under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 restricting movement of persons outside their respective residences was imposed by the State Government since May 2, 2024 vide Cril Misc Case No. 3 of 2024.

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