Following CM Yogi’s order

Following CM Yogi’s order: After UP CM Yogi Adityanath said that the sound from loudspeakers at religious places should not be heard outside the premises, the volume of loudspeakers at 17,000 religious sites in the state has been lowered.

Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that loudspeakers can be used at religious places in the state with permission but the sound should not be heard outside the premises concerned.

Now, the volume of loudspeakers at 17,000 religious places across the state has been lowered. Those in charge of the religious places have taken this step themselves.

Additionally, speakers have been removed from 125 places, as per the Additional Director General (Law and Order) of Uttar Pradesh Police.

ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar also said that security arrangements are being made for the peaceful conduct of namaz in the state and peace committee meetings are being held.

He added that talks on the loudspeaker matter have been held with 37,344 religious leaders in UP.

SETTING AN EXAMPLE

The loudspeaker has been removed from Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi in UP’s Mathura. Earlier, religious songs were played at the temple for one and a half hours every morning, but this has now been stopped.

After CM Yogi’s Directives, UP Govt Orders Removal Of Illegal Loudspeakers From Religious Places

So far 125 loudspeakers have been brought down, and around 17,000 people have themselves reduced the volume of such devices, said ADG of police (law and order), Prashant Kumar.

New Delhi: Days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed restricting the volume of loudspeakers at religious places, the Uttar Pradesh government has now ordered the removal of illegal loudspeakers from religious places, reported news agency PTI. 

“The order to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places in the state was issued on Saturday. A compliance report (from the districts) in this regard has been sought by April 30,” Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi told the news agency.

“The police have been directed to establish conversations with the religious leaders, and ensure the removal of the unauthorized loudspeakers by coordinating with them,” said Awasthi.

So far 125 loudspeakers have been brought down, and around 17,000 people have themselves reduced the volume of such devices, said Additional Director General of Police (law and order), Prashant Kumar on Monday. 

 

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