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Authorities to impose Sec. 144 in Jawalamukhi town ahead of Ashtami-Navratra festival

Thousands of pilgrims, mostly from adjoining Punjab state, visit the town in Kangra district to pay obeisance at the famous Jwalamukhi temple during Navratras.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 16:20:30 IST India

The Himachal Pradesh authorities will impose Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code in Jawalamukhi town of the hill-state from August 11 to 22 to maintain law and order during Ashtami-Navratra festival, officials said today.

Carrying any type of weapon in the town will be prohibited, Jwalamukhi Sub Divisional Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Sharma said.

Thousands of pilgrims, mostly from adjoining Punjab state, visit the town in Kangra district to pay obeisance at the famous Jwalamukhi temple during Navratras.

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