Order Under Section 144 of the Cr.P.C.
In partial modification of the order issued by the undersigned vide no. DM/MA/2020/13335, dated: 01.07.2020, whereby prohibition on movement of individuals for all non essential activities between 10:00 P.M. to 05:00 A.M. has been imposed in Chandigarh as a measure for containment of COVID-19, I, Mandip Singh Brar, District Magistrate, Union Territory, Chandigarh, hereby order that due to the occasion of festival of Janamashtmi, the timings of above said prohibition in Chandigarh only on the intervening night of 12-13 August, 2020, shall b e between 01:00 to 05:00 A.M. so that devotees can go to temples and offer prayers.
The public in general as well as all the religious intuitions celebrating Janamashtmi are directed to observe all the social distancing norms, wearing of masks, sanitize their hands, etc. and follow the guidelines/ protocols of the Ministry of Home Affairs as well as of the Chandigarh Administration in regard to COVID-19.
This order/partial modification shall come into force with immediate effect and shall be valid only for the intervening night of 12-13 August, 2020. Other conditions/stipulations of the above said previous order bearing no. DM/MA/2020/13335, dated: 01.07.2020, shall remain in force.