LAHORE – The Punjab government in exercise of powers vested under section 144 (6) Cr. PC, 1898, issued order on Friday to prohibit any gathering within a 100 yard area around the examination centre.

Administrator, District Government, Attock issued the orders pertaining to MA, M.Sc part II Supplementary Examination 2011 by University of the Punjab to be held at Government Post Graduate College Attock and SSC Annual Examination 2012 by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Rawalpindi, extended to March 13, 2012 and up to April 03, 2012 respectively.

Punjab government also extended the same orders pertaining to B.Ed Second Annual Examination 2011 by the University of Sargodha and Secondary School Certificate Class 9th and 10th annual examination 2012 by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad.

According to the orders, no person other than the bona fide candidates or a member of supervisory staff shall enter within the 100 yards area around the examination centres. Similarly, no book, guide or solved papers shall be carried into the prohibited and use of mobile phone has also been prohibited.

The step has been taken in view of the fact that supporters of the candidates are likely to disturb public peace and tranquillity.

The Punjab government has extended orders to prohibit carrying fire arms, within the limits of District Murree, Kahuta & Kotli Sttian until April 20th.

The orders were issued by Administrator, District Government, Rawalpindi, pertaining to fire arms, hunting, shooting, trapping or capturing of any wild animals in the said areas.

The step was taken in view of the fact that due to heavy snowfall in the upper hills of Gilyat, Wildlife largely common leopard (Panthera Parbus) and show leopard migrated down hill. There are apprehensions that some unscrupulous elements seeking advantage of the situation may resort to hunt, shoot or capture these animals and damage these precious species.

Punjab government has extended orders pertaining to illegal practices such of kite flying within the revenue limits of District Pakpattan to March 22, 2012.  According to orders, issued by Administrator, District Government, Pakpattan, illegal practices including kite flying, manufacturing, selling of kites and use of metallic wire, nylon cord and one wheeling within the revenue limits of the district have been prohibited. This step has been taken in view of the fact that despite a ban on these activities a number of violations have caused colossal loss to the human lives.

Meanwhile, Punjab government has extended the orders to April 14 pertaining to establishment of Charcoal Kilns, Timber Firewood Tolls and Saw Machines within the revenue limits of District Toba Tek Singh.

According to the orders, issued by Administrator, District Government, Toba Tek Singh, the establishment of such units within the radius of 5 Kilometres from the periphery of plantation and forests has been prohibited.

This step has been taken in view of the fact that 80% of plantations are exploited under the cover of Charcoal Kilns, Timber and Firewood Tolls situated nearby.

The owners of the Charcoal Kilns are in a habit of damaging forests in connivance with the people of that locality as well as in line with the dacoits present in the forests, said the notification.

Punjab government has also extended orders regarding car dealers and owners in and around areas of Rehmanabad and Murree Road prohibiting them from cramming the roads and streets of district Rawalpindi.

According to the orders, issued by Administrator, District Government, Rawalpindi, no owner, car dealer shall bring the vehicles on service roads, streets, bazaars and open places in and around areas of Rehmanabad and Murree Road for the sale and purchase. Similarly sale, purchase and display of the vehicles shall not be allowed at areas mentioned above.

This step has been taken in view of the fact that the car dealerships often display their vehicles on service roads on every Friday.

Many people including customers visit this area for the sale-purchase of vehicles.

Resultantly, service roads, streets, bazaars and entry and exit for the local residents and commuters remained closed for the whole day.

The inalienable right of free movement of the people of the area was thus denied and they remained literally under illegal confinement in their houses, the orders stated.