Bhadrak (Odisha), Mar 17 (PTI) The Bhadrak District administration today imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC here ahead of Ram Navami celebrations on March 25. Also Read - Bhojpuri Sensation Amrapali Dubey Sets Stage on Fire With Energetic Dance on Ram Navami Eve

Police staged a flag march in the district headquarters town, keeping in view the law and order situation here. Also Read - 2018 saw BJP's emergence as main challenger to TMC in Bengal

At least 21 platoons of armed police force have already been deployed in and around the town. Also Read - TMC to construct temples in West Bengal's Hindi heartland

Shop keepers are advised to close their establishments after 9 pm, an official said, adding, the district administration has also urged people to not use social media to make religious comments.

The administration has denied permission for holding rallies in the town.

Bhadrak SP Anup Sahu said the prohibitory order under 144 of CrPC and other restrictions will continue still further announcement.

The three-day Ram Navami utsav will start from March 24 at Gandhipadia here.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.