Chandikhol, June 10: In order to stop illegal stone mining, the Dharmasala tehsil administration has imposed section 144 in granite quarries under its jurisdiction in Jajpur district on Thursday.
The administration said that the prohibitory order was clamped in the area to stop illegal stone mining.
Illegal stone mining has been rampant now-a-days in the area which has created resentment among locals. In view of this, Dharmasala tehsildar Devi Prasad Mohanty and IIC Saroj Kumar Sahoo imposed section 144 in the quarries.
The administration has deployed police force to prevent any untoward incident in these areas.