Saturday, August 21, 2010

No Restrictions on Celebrating Festivals in October

No restrictions have been imposed on organizing religious events during the October 3-14 Commonwealth Games, parliament was told on Tuesday.

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, minister of state for home affairs, Mullappally Ramachandran, said in view of the commitments of the police force during the Games, permissions for conducting fairs are being granted only after October 15. He also assured the Lok Sabha all necessary law and order arrangements will be made by Delhi Police for smooth conduct of events during the festival season.