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Curfew norms go for a toss in Amritsar

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A large number of residents on Wednesday violated the curfew restrictions and came out of their residences. Seeing the situation, the police immediately swung into action and asked them to return home. The police urged them to come out of their house only in an emergency situation.

Urging the residents to stay indoors, Cabinet Minister OP Soni said ration was provided to 300 families. He added that 400 families were given cooked meal with the assistance of the Mata Lal Devi temple.

 

Volunteers of the Youth Clubs associated with the Nehru Yuva Kendra have been guarding villages to prevent the entry of outsiders.

Akanksha, district coordinator, Nehru Yuva Kendra, appreciated the role of volunteers of youth clubs in battling the coronavirus. Akanksha urged them to assist farmers in harvesting of crops and making them aware of Covid. She said they must find needy persons in their villages to provide them with essential items, including ration and medicines.

The SDM’s office, Majitha area, distributed domestic appliances among sanitation workers so that they can perform their duties exceptionally in this crucial time.

Students of ITIs at Beri Gate and Raiya prepared and distributed 2,000 masks among residents. They are preparing more masks for panchayats. However, the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid has impacted a large number people in various ways.

Many people are postponing their marriages, dates of which were already fixed. Many are organising simple marriages functions without inviting relatives and friends. The couples visit gurdwaras and temples with their immediate relatives to complete the religious formalities.

Source – Tribune

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