Habarana “Deep Jungle Music and Cultural Festival” No sound broadcast from 10 pm to 6 am! – Higurakgoda Magistrate’s order
The Habarana Ali Corridador will be opened by several environmentalists to the police and the Wildlife Conservation.
There, orders were issued to the police that the above Deep Jungle Music and Cultural Festival should be held only in accordance with the Inspector General of Police Circular 2031/2007 and to deploy a 20-member police team and a 10-member wildlife officer team to monitor whether it is conducted in accordance with the said circular. .
At the same time, a conditional order was issued to conduct the above-mentioned Deep Jungle Music and Cultural Festival without the use of loudspeakers and sound amplifiers, so that the concert does not go beyond the boundaries of the existing premises.
According to this police circular, loudspeakers or other such devices shall not be used validly from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am of the following day under Section 80(1) of the Police Ordinance.
A conditional order was issued to the Habarana Police to immediately seize the relevant sound equipment and take action as indicated in the circular 2031/2007 if there is any violation of the above-mentioned Inspector General Circular 2031/2007.
Lawyer S. H. M. Advocate Ms. Nishani Udeshika appeared for the plaintiffs along with Hasan Hameed.
𝚆𝚆𝙾𝙿 and Environmental Justice Center (Environmental Justice Center) contributed to the filing of this case.
Many people who are interested in the environment worked to prevent the harmful situation that may occur to wild animals and the environment due to this concert.
Hemanta Vithanage 0777600503
Panchali Panapitiya 0766405745
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