Chandigarh

Chandigarh prohibits commercial establishments and shops to operate late night

By Rajan Nath -- November 16, 2020 11:57 am -- Updated:November 16, 2020 12:00 pm

Chandigarh administration has decided that operations of commercial establishment, shopkeepers engaged in the business of restaurants and dhabas, discos, clubs and vendors sitting by the roadsides and on the public places, should not be carried till late night. Even as it has given measures to check the sale of items including uniform belonging to the Army, Police, Para Military Forces.

It has been made to appear that commercial establishment and shopkeepers in Chandigarh engaged in the business of Restaurants, Dhabas, Discos, Clubs and Vendors, etc. sitting by the roadsides and on the public places, operating till late in the night are causing annoyance and are disturbing the public peace and tranquility leading to a harmful influence on public order.

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Chandigarh administration on commercial establishment engaged in and dhabas late night and sale of items including uniform belonging to Army.

Therefore, Mandip Singh Brar, IAS, District Magistrate, Chandigarh, said that in the public interest such commercial operations should not be carried on till very late in the night.

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The operation of commercial establishments or shops etc. in trades and services by the roadsides and on the public places between 01:00 am to 04.30 am in Chandigarh is prohibited for a period of 60 days.

Chandigarh administration on commercial establishment engaged in and dhabas late night and sale of items including uniform belonging to Army.

However, the sale and serving of liquor will be governed by the Excise Law. This order shall not apply to hospitals, chemist shops and Petrol pumps.

In another other, the Chandigarh Administration said that it has been made to appear that terrorist attacks in the country pose a grave danger to human life and safety and injury to public property besides breach of peace and disturbance of public tranquility.

Chandigarh administration on commercial establishment engaged in and dhabas late night and sale of items including uniform belonging to Army.

Therefore, Chandigarh noticed that terrorists misuse uniforms, stickers, logos, flags and any other item belonging to the Army, Police, Para Military Forces, for committing acts of terror.

It is the need of the hour that some check should be put on sale of items belonging to these Government forces so that anti-social elements in the guise of Army, Police, Para-Military personnel may not pose a threat to citizens and that immediate action is necessary for the prevention of the same.

Now, any shopkeeper and seller within Chandigarh, shall not sell any cloth, uniform, sticker, logo, flag attached on cars of and any other item belonging to Army, Police, Para Military Forces without keeping the record and ID proofs of the purchasers.

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