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Maharashtra govt permits use of loudspeakers till midnight in Mumbai on Oct 1 during Navratri

Updated on: 27 September,2022 07:31 PM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent |

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday decided to give concession in Mumbai for the use of loudspeakers till midnight on October 1

Maharashtra govt permits use of loudspeakers till midnight in Mumbai on Oct 1 during Navratri

Dandiya enthusiast play garba during Navratri. File Pic


Amid the ongoing Navratri festival, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed the use of loudspeakers till midnight on October 1 also, apart from October 3 and 4, in Mumbai.


"Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday decided to give concession in Mumbai for the use of loudspeakers till midnight on October 1. Apart from October 3 (Monday) and October 4 (Tuesday), an additional day on Saturday (October 1) will be available for the use of loudspeakers till midnight during the ongoing Navratri festival," a release issued by the chief minister secretariat said, reported PTI.




The release further stated that under the Environment and Climate Change Department's Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Revised Rules, 2017, the concerned district collectors have been authorized to announce exemptions for the use of loudspeakers on any 15 days in a year from 6 am to 12 pm.

It further said that generally the district collectors fix 13 days for this exemption and the remaining two days are reserved for exemption according to local conditions in the district.

(With inputs from PTI)

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