Puri: In view of ‘Snana Purnima’, the Puri district administration today decided to impose prohibitory orders under Section 144 at different parts of the pilgrim town. The Section 144 will come into force from 10 PM on June 23 to 2 AM on June 25 in Puri town.
The decision has been taken to discourage gathering so that spread of Covid pandemic could be prevented, stated an order issued by Puri Sub-Collector Bhabatarana Sahu.
Except persons holding special pass, no one else will be allowed to enter the pilgrim town.
The order further mentioned action will be taken against persons who violate the directive.