Friday, September 28, 2007


GANGTOK, September 27: Superseding the press release No. 144/IPR/07-08 dated September 26, the State Information and Public Relations Department has clarified that there is no ban imposed on various political activities by political parties and interested parties throughout the North District of Sikkim during the Panchayat Election.
The release states that only prohibition order is issued under Sub-Section 3 of Section 144 of the CrPc 1973( 2 of 1974), by the District Magistrate, North District which prohibits “that no person shall carry any fire-arms, explosives, sharp edged and deadly weapons, namely Swords, Swords-Stricks, Daggers, Bayonets, Spear heads including Lances, Javelins, Battle Axes, Knives, Khukuris, Kirpans, Patangs & other such deadly weapons like Iron-rods, Missiles, Petrol Bottle bombs, Explosive Gadgets, Grenades, Hand bombs in the public places, streets, bazaars, roads and in any form of conveyances within the jurisdiction of North District and area falling within all the police station in North District