Admin Imposes Corona Curfew In Parts Of Srinagar

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20 People Allowed In Weddings, 10 In Funeral; Educational Institutions Closed

Srinagar: Two days after warning curbs if the daily positive cases show no sign of decline, the district administration here on Monday imposed corona curfew in parts of this capital city for 10 days to stop the rapid spread of the deadly infection.

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Monday ordered a 10 day corona curfew in parts of the city, including Bota Kadal, Umer Colony, Baghwanpora, Molvi Stop and Mill Stop of Lal Bazar area under the Administrative ward no 11.

Similarly, under the administrative ward 32, corona curfew has been imposed in the colonies of Shah Anwar, Green Avenue and Noorani (Peer Bagh) in Hyderpora.

The order issued by Asad, who is also the chairman District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), states that corona curfew will be in place in Hamdania Colony, Tawheed Abad Colony and Mathan of Chanapora under the administrative ward 31. Besides it, Hamdania Colony of Bemina area falling under the administrative ward number 27 will be under Corona Curfew”, reads the order.
The order also announces imposition of corona curfew in Housing Colony, Bilal Colony and SDA Colony of Bemina areas under administrative ward number 24.

According to the order, all educational institutes in the areas falling under the Corona Curfew will remain closed while no movement other than permissible activities have been allowed.

Also, both indoor and outdoor social gatherings and functions have been barred and a ceiling of only 20 persons for the marriage parties, and ten persons for the funerals has been fixed.

Under the permissible activities, the administration has allowed all essential services including all incidental services and activities needed for smooth functioning, both in the public and private sector.

“Standalone grocery/ vegetable/ meat/ milk shops may also remain open and functional to ensure provisioning of essential supplies from 7:00Am to 11:00AM only,” reads the order.

It further says that there will be no hindrance to the smooth movement of goods and essential supplies.

“There shall be no restriction on the movement of Government Officials for attending officer duties, on production of I-Cards/ Official Orders,” the order reads.

It further adds that the vaccination drive shall not be halted and that localized mobile teams shall be constituted to provide vaccination in colonies, residential areas and containment zones.

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