District Magistrate (DM) Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana onTuesday imposed restrictions under section 144CrPc on participation in anypolitical activity during Friday prayers in the town.
The order issued by DM reads, “It has been observed duringthe recent incidents that some political leaders and concerned for their vestedinterests are trying to take advantage of the huge gathering after Fridayprayers, thereby imitating large scale demonstration in Kishtwar town.
“Such gatherings have time and again been highly sensitiveto invoke communal tension leading to law and order problem.”
The order further reads, “Such activities by politicalleaders are creating chaos, disturbing peace and tranquility among generalpublic. And such political activities need to be kept under control in order tomaintain law and order situation in Kishtwar town and its adjoiningareas.”
Keeping in view of such activities, DM Kishtwar undersection 144 CrPc, directed all the political leaders and concerned to restrictthemselves from performing any political activity after Friday prayers inKishtwar town.