Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered removal of illegal loudspeakers from religious places in the state. A senior official said on Monday that a compliance report has been sought in this regard by April 30. Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avneesh Awasthi said that the order to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places in the state was issued on Saturday. A compliance report has been sought in this regard (from the districts) by April 30. Police have been directed to remove illegal loudspeakers by coordinating with and coordinating with religious leaders, he said.
Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said on Monday that so far 125 loudspeakers have been taken down and 17,000 people have voluntarily turned down the sound of loudspeakers. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had directed that mike can be used during festivals in view of the festival of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya falling on the same day on April 19 and many other important religious festivals in the coming days, but it should be ensured. That the sound of Mike does not go out of that premises.
He had insisted that there should be no inconvenience to other people and installation of mics should not be allowed at new events and new places. Yogi had said that the procession/religious procession should not be taken out without due permission and before giving permission, an affidavit should be taken from the organizer regarding maintaining peace and harmony.
He had said that permission should be given to only those religious processions, which are traditional, new events should not be given unnecessary permission. Meanwhile, regarding preparations for the upcoming Eid, ADG Prashant Kumar said that the prayers of Alvida Juma (the last Friday of the month of Ramzan) will be held at 31,000 places (in the state). He said special arrangements have been made for vulnerable districts and additional forces including PAC and central armed paramilitary forces have been deployed. There have also been meetings of peace committees.