Section 144 in Haryana: In view of the upcoming Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET), state Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal has directed the Deputy Commissioners to enforce prohibitory orders under Section 144, CrPC, around all centers in their respective districts. This decision has been taken to prevent the use of unfair means and gathering of people during the examination.
Section 144 in Haryana: List of restrictions
Prohibition on public gathering of more than 5 people.
Processions will be banned.
Bursting of crackers is prohibited.
Prohibition on use of loudspeaker.
Music band banned in the procession.
Prohibition on social gatherings without permission.
Ban on picketing/fasting.
This year over 3 lakh candidates will appear in the HTET to be conducted by the Haryana Board of School Education on December 3 and 4, 2022. The board has set up around 1,046 exam centers for this exam.
Sanjeev Kaushal gave the instructions during a virtual meeting with the State Deputy Commissioners in Chandigarh. It is stated that, “For the convenience of the visually impaired candidates, they will be given extra time at the rate of 20 minutes per hour during the examination i.e. a total of 50 minutes.” Besides this, their OMR sheet will also be sent in a separate envelope by the Center Superintendent.