ORDER UNDER SECTION 144 Cr. P.C.

Chandigarh, 16th July 2019: It has been made to appear to Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh, that because of possibility of law & order problem, security threats and possibility of misuse of Drone by anti-social elements and others who can create panic in the public and also public nuisance, and as such there is very high apprehension of breach of peace and disturbance of public tranquility besides danger to human lives and safety by using of Drone and low flying objects.

And whereas Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh, in view of the above and request made by SSP, U.T., Chandigarh is of the opinion that flying of Drone and low flying objects, within the Union Territory, Chandigarh must be prohibited to prevent undue loss to the life and the property.

Now therefore, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh do, hereby, prohibit as measure of urgency to the public generally or any member thereof on the flying of Drone and low flying objects etc., within the limits of Union Territory of Chandigarh for a period of 60 days.

This order shall come into force from zero hours and shall be effective for a period of sixty daysup-to and including 12.09.2019.

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ORDER UNDER SECTION 144 Cr. P.C.

Chandigarh, 16th July 2019: It has been made to appear to Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh, that some Immigration/Emigration/Student Visa Companies are running their offices in U.T., Chandigarh. Since there is no need of license for consultancy of student visa, they also start providing of Immigration/Emigration consultancy to the people. They get published advertisements in leading newspapers and dupe the innocent people of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh and after 2/3 months, they close their offices and run away from the city. The unlawful activities of these companies can cause endanger to the general public.

Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh, is of the opinion that some check is necessary on these companies so that they may not cause harm to the citizen and that immediate action is warranted in this regard.

Now therefore, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the power vested in him u/s 144 of the Cr.P.C., do hereby order as an emergency measure that before establishing such companies, it is mandatory for the owner of the company to provide complete antecedents in writing to the local Police Station and at Public Window, Police Headquarter, Sector 9, Chandigarh, within 7 days as and when they start their business in the City.

It is further, ordered that the immigration companies will mention their registration number in the Performa point 2 (ii) while providing information to the Chandigarh Police at Public Window Police Headquarters, Sector-9, Chandigarh, as well as in advertisement given for the immigration companies.

This order shall come into force with effect from zero hours and shall be effective for a period of sixty days up to and including 12.09.2019.

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ORDER UNDER SECTION 144 Cr. P.C.

Chandigarh, 16th July 2019: It has been made to appear to Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh that there is an apprehension that anti-social elements may make their hideouts clandestinely in the residential/commercial areas of the Union Territory of Chandigarh. If suitable measures to prevent the same are not taken, the unlawful activities of these people can cause breach of peace and disturbance of public tranquility besides posing grave danger to human life and safety and injury to public property.

Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh, is of the opinion that some check is necessary on landlords/owners/managers of residential/commercial establishments so that anti-social elements in the guise of ordinary tenants, domestic servants & Paying Guests may not cause harm to the citizens and that immediate action is necessary for prevention of the same.

Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested with him under section 144 of the Cr.P.C., do hereby order as an emergency measure that, no landlord/owner/manager of residential, commercial, etc. establishments shall rent out any accommodation to any person, unless and until he/she has furnished the particulars of the said tenants & Paying Guests to the local Police Station. Also, no landlord/owner/manager of residential, commercial, etc. establishments shall employ any servant unless and until he/she has furnished the particulars of the said tenants & Paying Guests to the local Police Station. All the persons who intend to offer accommodation on rent or employ any servant shall inform in writing the particulars of tenants, servants & Paying Guests to the Station House Officer concerned in whose jurisdiction the premises fall. Any breach of this order would invite action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

This order shall come into force with effect from zero hours and shall be effective for a period of sixty days up to and including 12.09.2019.

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ORDER UNDER SECTION 144 Cr. P.C.

Chandigarh, 16th July 2019: It has been made to appear to Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, IAS, District Magistrate, Chandigarh that terrorist attacks in country pose grave danger to human life and safety and injury to public property besides breech of peace and disturbance of public tranquility.

It has been noticed that terrorists mis-use uniforms/stickers/logos/flags and any other item belonging to Army/Police/Para Military Forces, for committing the acts of terror. Under these circumstances, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh, is of the opinion 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 prevention of the same.

Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested with him under section 144 Cr.P.C. do hereby order as on emergency measure that any shopkeeper/seller within the territory of 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 I.D. proofs of the purchasers. Any breach of this order would invite action under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

This order shall come into force from zero hour and shall be effective for a period of 60 daysup-to and including 12.09.2019.

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ORDER UNDER SECTION 144 Cr. P.C.

Chandigarh, 16th July 2019: It has been made to appear to Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh that there is mushrooming of BPOs, prominently known as Call Centers, Corporate Houses, Media Houses, Companies, Organizations and firms in Chandigarh and near-by areas, offering employment opportunity to youth. The employees including women from various parts of the neighboring states are staying in different parts of city and other adjoining cities/villages. Their employers are providing cab services for the purpose of picking and dropping them from their places of stay to office and back. As these organizations are functioning round the clock, the cabs are ferrying employees even at late night hours. These cabs are hired on contract and their operators and drivers are not properly monitored to ensure safe & secure transportation of employees, resulting in grave danger to human life, safety & security of employees, especially women employees. It has come to notice that certain criminal and anti-social elements look for soft targets, particularly during odd hours. The women employees who travel during late night hours are vulnerable to crime and criminal acts by such elements.

Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh is of the opinion that some check is necessary on such companies/organizations/employers providing pick & drop facility to their employees in late night hours, transporters, security agencies/guards & drivers so as to ensure the security & safety of employees, especially women employees working till late hours.

Now therefore, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested with him under section 144 of the Cr. P.C, direct that all such organizations like B.P.O.s, Call Centres, Corporate Houses, Media Houses, companies, firms & other similar entities, having the facility of pick & drop for their employees and the transporters, security agencies, drivers & security guards attached/concerned with them, in the jurisdiction of Chandigarh, shall:

1. Maintain a data of all employees, security personnel, cab drivers & contractual workers working with them, for access by the Police as and when required.

2. Hire security personnel & other contractual personnel as far as possible from licensed agencies only.

3. Ensure verification of antecedents of all their employees including contractual employees.

4. Ensure that women employees are not made to travel alone with the cab driver and a duly verified security guard or a male colleague is deployed in each cab carrying women staff during night hours, i.e., 08.00 P.M. to 07.00 A.M.

5. Choose the route in such manner that as far as possible a woman employee is not the first one to be picked up or the last to be dropped.

6. Ensure that during night hours, the cab involved in transportation of women employees pick-up and drop such employee right in their house and remain halted at the point where the women employee is dropped till she confirms her arrival at their residence/place of stay through a telephone call.

7. Ensure that whenever the house of a woman employee is so located that the approach road is not motor-able, the duly verified security guard or the male colleague, during night hour, accompanies the employee on foot up to her house & takes a confirmation about her safe arrival.

8. Exercise effective check & control on the vehicles movement in order to check any unwarranted activities of the cab drivers, such as picking up strangers, straying away from the designated route, etc.

9. Get GPS system installed in the cabs used in transportation of such employees, especially women employees.

This order shall come into force with effect from zero hours and shall be effective up to and including 12.09.2019.

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ORDER UNDER SECTION 144 Cr. P.C.

Chandigarh, 16th July 2019: It has been made to appear to Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh that a large number of commercial places/shops have come up in Chandigarh popularly known as Cyber Cafes and a large number of people visit these places to use the facilities available there including e-mail facilities. And, that certain anti-social elements, criminals and terrorists may use these facilities to mislead the security/investigation agencies, create panic in the public, endanger the security of general public, VIPs and government institutions, and help the terrorist activities directly affecting the security of the State.

Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, U.T., Chandigarh, is of the opinion that immediate action is necessary to take speedy recourse to prevent danger to human lives from any terrorist act which may affect the security of the State and disturb the public peace and tranquility.

Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, I.A.S., District Magistrate, Chandigarh in exercise of the powers vested with him under section 144 of the Cr.P.C., hereby direct the owners of the Cyber Cafes to strictly comply with the following:

(i) prohibiting the use of Cyber Cafes by unknown person whose identity has not been established by the owner of the café;

(ii) maintaining a register for identity of the visitor/user;

(iii) Make an entry in the handwriting of the visitor/user mentioning name, address, telephone number and identity proof. The visitor/user shall also sign the register kept for this purpose;

(iv) the identity of the visitor/user shall be established through identity card, voter card, ration card, driving licence, passport and photo credit card;

(v) activity server log should be preserved in main server and its record should be preserved for at least six months;

(vi) if any activity of the visitor is of a suspicious nature, the owner of the Cyber Cafe will inform the police station;

(vii) Record be maintained about the specific computer used by the person.

This order shall come into force from zero hours and shall be effective for a period of sixty daysup to and including 12.09.2019.