Ban imposed on meetings, processions until Jan 1
Published : Friday, 28 December, 2018 at 5:09 PM Count : 688
A ban has been imposed on holding any kind of meetings, gatherings and processions from 48 hours before starting of the voting and 48 hours after the end of the voting in the upcoming parliamentary election to be held on December 30.
According to the Section 78 of the Representation of the People Order-1972, such ban will remain enforce from 8 am today (Friday) to 4 pm on January 1 next, a handout said, BSS reports.
During this period, no one will be able to commit any ferocious act or indiscipline behavior. He/she will not be able to scare the voters or the people concerned. Besides, none will be able to show arms or exercise muscle power during this period.
If anyone violates the rules, he/she will have to suffer maximum seven years or minimum two years in prison and fine.