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24-hour prohibitory order in Dharan; Mayor's appeal for social harmony

2023 Aug 26, 7:43, Inaruwa (Sunsari)
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The District Administration Office, Sunsari has issued a 24-hour prohibitory order in view of public health emergency and sensitivity of peace and security and communal issues in Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City.

The order is effective from Friday midnight to Saturday midnight, according to Chief District Officer, Humkala Pande. She informed that the prohibitory order was enforced in the wake of announcement of 'public health emergency' in all 20 wards of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City after detecting 15,000 cases of dengue infection.

The order will be effective in the area demarcated by Barahachhetra Municipality-1 (Jhanda Chowk) in the west, and Ramdhuni Municipality-6 in the west-south. Similarly, the demarcated area is inside Dharan from Nadaha Chowk of Barahachhetra Municipality-3.

Similarly, the administration has also issued prohibitory orders from Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-20 Tarahara Panipiya to the areas up to Dharan in the north.

The prohibitory order has been enforced in the area from Kerabari (east) towards Dharan and from Bhedetar (north) of Sagurigadhi-6 in Dhankuta district towards the area of Dharan.

As per the Clause 6 (3) of the Local Administration Act, social, religious, political gatherings, and rallies have been prohibited for 24 hours since midnight.

The administration has urged all bodies concerned within Dharan Sub-Metropolis not to organise any programme including demonstration and warned of action as per the Local Administration Act, 2028 in case of violation of the order.

Meanwhile, Mayor of Dharan Sub-Metropolis, Harka Raj Rai, appealed to Dharan sub-metropolis folks to maintain mutual harmony, brotherhood and unity.

Issuing an appeal on Friday, he mentioned that social relations would be disrupted if discrimination and disturbance seen in the society is foisted in ideology and put into practice.


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