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Prohibitory orders issued flowing land dispute

From a Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Sept 12: The district administration under the provisions of Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), issued certain prohibitory orders on Tuesday following a land dispute in the village areas of Jotiyoni, Laokhowa and Gajpuria , under Moran Mouza.
The land controversy is a result of the acquisition of a small portion of village land by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway for construction of four-lane highway in Demow area.
Meanwhile, process for payment of compensation or jirat against the acquisitioned land to all government patta holders of the areas of Laokhowa, Jotiyoni and Gajpuria has been stalled, informed the District Additional Magistrate, Pabitra Kumar Das. For now, in the matter of the aforesaid land acquisition, a directive had been issued under NH Act, 1956 3 (D) No.  The prohibitory directive has been issued by the district administration subsequent to obstruction being given by the local people to the construction work. According to the order , prohibition has been made on assembly of more than five people, taking out of public procession to obstruct the construction work, any kind of demonstration, staging of dharna (strike), shouting of slogans, any kind of unlawful activity, burning of effigies , building of martyrs’ tomb and roaming or assembly of people on footpath or sideways of road. Any person who violates the said directive will be tried under the provisions of Section 188 of IPC and strict legal actions will be taken against the accused.