Delhi po­lice move fast, block fast

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE -

against the gov­ern­ment’s draft of the Lok­pal Bill in the sub­urbs or bet­ter still, out­side Delhi.

As re­ports flew that the po­lice has im­posed sec­tion 144 at Jan­tar Man­tar, the po­lice clar­i­fied that im­po­si­tion of sec­tion 144 CrPC was rou­tine dur­ing par­lia­ment ses­sions.

Sec­tion 144, which pro­hibits hold­ing of any pub­lic meet­ing and assem­bly of five or more per­sons, will be im­posed from July 30 to Septem­ber 9.

Par­lia­ment would be in session from Au­gust 1 to Septem­ber 8.

“Only a day-long fast would be al­lowed at Jan­tar Man­tar if the num­ber of peo­ple as­sem­bled are lim­ited to 2,000,” Delhi po­lice PRO Rajan Bha­gat told DNA.

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