Loudspeaker Row: Guidelines on loudspeakers issued in Karnataka, CM Bomai said – people should not use them without permission

Ajan in Karnataka – Hanuman After the Chalisa controversy, the state government has issued guidelines on the use of loudspeakers. It is said that Jin loudspeakers (loudspeaker cry) have not received permission from the ‘relevant authority’, they should be removed. A note issued by state chief secretary P Ravi to additional chief secretary Javed Akhtar […]
 


Loudspeaker Row: Guidelines on loudspeakers issued in Karnataka, CM Bomai said – people should not use them without permission

Ajan in Karnataka – Hanuman After the Chalisa controversy, the state government has issued guidelines on the use of loudspeakers. It is said that Jin loudspeakers (loudspeaker cry) have not received permission from the ‘relevant authority’, they should be removed. A note issued by state chief secretary P Ravi to additional chief secretary Javed Akhtar said the forest, ecology and environment department has also defined a ‘relevant authority’. Actually, Shri Ram Sena, Bajrang team And controversy erupted after some Hindu groups like Hindu Janajagruti Samiti organized Bhajan Kirtan in the early morning.

In view of the growing controversy, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bomai called a meeting on Monday, after which the Chief Secretary wrote a letter to Akhtar. The Chief Secretary referred to the Supreme Court’s orders of 18 July 2005 and 28 October 2006 regarding implementation of the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 that loudspeakers or public speaking systems should not be used without their permission or the authority concerned. should be done.

Permission to be obtained from the concerned authority within 15 days

“Those who use loudspeakers or public address system will have to take permission from the concerned authority within 15 days,” Kumar said in the letter. Those who are not allowed to do so should voluntarily lift the loudspeaker otherwise the loudspeaker will be removed by the authority concerned.

The guidelines will be implemented with immediate effect

In police commissionerate areas, the committee will consist of assistant commissioners of police, executive engineers of municipal jurisdiction and representatives of state pollution control boards. In other areas, the jurisdictional Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tehsildar and a representative of the State Pollution Control Board will join the committee. “These guidelines apply to all locations using loudspeakers and public address systems,” the note said. Necessary Government orders or instructions will be issued to all concerned authorities with immediate effect.

Violation of law will be sued

Reacting to the order, Karnataka Environment, Ecology and Tourism Minister Anand Singh said that religious institutions will have to follow the rule. Minister Anand Singh told reporters that action would be taken if they violated the law after a certain period. These restrictions must be followed. Action will be taken if the local resident complains.