Maharashtra State Nandurbar District Police Nandurbar Police

Shri. Jageshwar S. Saharia

Mr. Sanjay Patil

District Supredent of Police

Sound and Noise Pollution

Use of loud speakers, amplified music, bursting of crackers and beating beating of drums etc. It is prohibited between 10.00 PM to 6.00 AM

• It is violation of Hon’ble Supreme Court Directions.

• It is punishable if use of loudspeaker is done without police permission between 6.00 AM to 10.00 PM.

• It is prohibited in Silence Zones.

• It is punishable under the Environment (Protection Act, 1986) and imprisonment could be up to 5 Years or a fine of Rs. 1 Lakh or both.

It causes

• Health hazard for the sick.

• Distraction to students.

• Stress for children/infirm.

• Disturbance to those resting.

• Discomfort for pets.

• Disrespect to the community.