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Section 144 Obtrude in the Union Territory Daman


Daman: Authorities demolished 120 illegal structures and houses built on the government place. More than 70 peoples started protesting. Around 11 AM on Sunday at Mato Daman Lighthouse the citizens started their protest. Now the Daman police has arrested those protesters. Section 144 imposed in the union territory.

The Government schools were converted into the temporary jails. Citizens over there are protesting for past 2 days. The order further states that those offend against the prohibition of order will be punished under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. The order comes after police used ‘lathicharge’ and water cannons to put an end to the protesters on both the days of the protest.

Kannan Gopinathan, IAS officer who resigned on August 21. Tweeted an image copy of an order from the district magistrate of Daman. Kannan Gopinathan tweeted ‘And you thought this is going to happen only in Kashmir!! Schools being converted to jails in the union territory of Daman!’