LAHORE: In order to maintain law and order and avoid any unfortunate incident Punjab government imposed ban on riding in the back seat for 9 and 10 of Muharram throughout the province, according to ARY News.
The ban was imposed in accordance with Article 144. of Code of Criminal Procedure.
In accordance with article 144, wall chalk, standing of people on rooftops around Imambargas and buildings along the routes of funeral processions also was banned, the notice said.
NCOC issues SOP for Muharram
National Command and Operations (NCOC) issues Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for processions and public meetings in month of Muharram-ul-Haram.
According to the details, NCOC issued an SOP for public gatherings and processions in month of Muharram-ul-Haram. in mask and using disinfectants during the holy month were made mandatory for NCOC.
NCOC added that only fully vaccinated people will be allowed to participate in processions. In addition, all places of processions should to be open with good ventilation, NCOC added.
Older people as well as children offered to watch the processions and public collections from homeNCOC said in a statement.