Order under Section 144 Cr.P.C.


In view of the Autumn Assembly Session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly which will be held from 05th to 12th November 2020 at the Temporary Assembly Chamber at Rilbong, Shillong, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong has promulgated an Order under Section 144 Cr.P.C. prohibiting assembly of 5 (five) or more persons within 500 meters of the Temporary Assembly Chamber at Rilbong, Shillong and within a radius of 100 meters of the Meghalaya Secretariat (Main & Additional Building) and carrying of arms and any other lethal weapons or any other items/materials having the potential to use as a weapon which can likely cause grievous injury or harm to any person or persons.

This order will not be applicable to the Security Forces and government officers on official duty.
This order is necessitated following information received that some anti-social elements may take advantage of the prevailing situation which may lead to a law and order problem resulting in the breach of peace and public tranquility.
This Order comes into immediate effect and shall remain in force until further notice.