City police impose restrictions on kite flying

Hyderabad, Jan 11 (Maxim News): Hyderabad Police have banned flying kites on thoroughfares and near places of worship during the Sankranti festival period in the city.

As per the prohibitory orders issued by Hyderabad police commissioner M Mahender Reddy, which would be in place between 6 am on January 13 to 6 am on January 16, flying of kites on thoroughfares in and around places of worship has been prohibited to maintain public order.

“We appeal to the parents to advise their children not to fly kites from terraces with no parapet walls. They should also advise their children not to run on the streets or collect kites from electric poles,” the commissioner said.

He further said that the revelers shall not collect wood forcibly for bonfires and they should use wood only with the consent of owners. The rule violators would be prosecuted, he added. (Maxim News)

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