Lucknow, May 1: Continuing its drive against loudspeakers, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has uninstalled 53,942 loudspeakers from various religious places across the state till Sunday.

Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) in Uttar Pradesh, Prashant Kumar said: "So far, till 7 a.m. on Sunday, 53,942 loudspeakers have been removed from various religious places across the state while the sound level of 60,295 loudspeakers was reduced and brought down to the level of standard parameters." Karnataka: Sri Rama Sene Urges BJP Govt To Ban Loudspeakers in Mosques in the State.

The Yogi government issued the order to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places in the state on April 24.

Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Avanish Kumar Awasthi, said: "A compliance report from the districts in this regard has been sought. The police have been directed to talk to the religious leaders, and ensure the removal of the unauthorised loudspeakers by coordinating with them."

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 01, 2022 01:42 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website