MLC Elections: Prohibitory Orders in City

Elections to the Telangana Legislative Council in respect of Teacher’s Constituencies are scheduled to be held in the Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad on March 9.

After reviewing the situation carefully and with a view to maintain public order, peace and tranquility in the Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad on March 9, M. Mahendar Reddy, Commissioner of Police,  issued the following prohibitory orders: Prohibit Assembly of persons and any kind of processions; Prohibit carrying of sticks either with or without flags, lathies, fire arms, or any other weapons which can be used as weapons for offence or defence by persons in processions, big gathering or meetings within a radius of one K.M. from the Polling Stations.

Prohibit erection of temporary structures like Shamianas, Pandals, Khannath etc., on thoroughfares, public places and all other places where public throng; Prohibit use of mikes/public address system by anybody or parties in the entire Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad;Prohibit music, singing or speeches or broadcasting through or speakers of any other instruments; Prohibit making a speech, gesture or mimetic representation, exhibition or dissemination of pictures, symbols, placards or any other thing which is likely to create religious animosity or hatred between different communities or individuals or is likely to bring about commission of an offence or disturbance or contempt of the law or of a lawful authority


Police Officers on duty , Military/Para Military personnel on duty , Home Guards on duty  and Election Officers on duty


The public are hereby informed that any person violating the above order shall be liable for prosecution.


This order shall be in force with effect from 1700 hours on March 8 to 0600 hours on March 10.(NSS)