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Kite-flying restricted during Sankaranti fest in religious

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: Kite-flying in religious places and thoroughfares have been restricted by the police here from January 14 to 15 on the occasion of Sankaranti festival.

said, "In order to maintain law & order, peace and tranquility and to prevent incidents of breach of peace and accidents that are likely to occur unless kite-flying is regulated during the celebration of Sankranthi Festival in city from January 14 to January 15..."

He said parents and citizens in the city have to advise their children not to fly from the terraces, which do not have parapet walls to avoid any untoward incident.

The further said parents should also advise their children not to run on the roads or vulnerable places while flying or trying to collect stray

Children should be made aware of their vulnerability as regards electrocution, if they try to collect stray kites from electric poles, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 18:35 IST
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