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