The official mentioned an software for enjoying the non secular hymns on loudspeakers was acquired on the Kotwali police station, nevertheless it was rejected and MNS employees had been served notices below part 149 of Code of Legal Process (CrPC) associated to stopping cognizable offences. Related purposes had been acquired at another police stations within the metropolis, too, however permission was not granted to keep up peace, the official mentioned.
Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar held a gathering of MNS leaders and requested them to avoid any agitation that will disturb peace within the metropolis. Nonetheless, on request of MNS employees, permission for enjoying the Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeaker at Shree Hanuman Temple at Sonegaon Lake was given by the police.
Some MNS employees led by senior chief Hemant Gadkari carried out puja on the temple within the afternoon. Almost 40 employees of the get together had been current on the occasion, the police mentioned. The police have up to now issued notices to round 100 MNS employees below part 140 of the CrPC. On Tuesday, Raj Thackeray had urged folks to play the Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeakers on Wednesday wherever they hear loudspeakers “blaring azaan (Islamic prayer name)”.