Coronavirus: Strict restrictions to remain enforced across Srinagar tomorrow


The District Magistrate Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has ordered imposition of strict restrictions across Srinagar district tomorrow on March 22.

Srinagar sealed following restrictions imposed as a preventive measure to keep the Coronavirus at bay. The garble in the photograph indicates the tension in Kashmir mind. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

The order states that no kind of public movement or activity will be allowed anywhere in the district adding that only government officials of essential services departments with valid IDs will be allowed to move.

Concerned agencies have been directed to ensure strict enforcement of restrictions across the district.

The order issued under Section 144 of CrPC states that the decision to impose restrictions has been taken as a preventive measure and are aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus infection.

The DM has appealed to the general public to cooperate with the administration and ensure strict adherence to the order. He said violation of the order would constitute a criminal offence and attract strict penal action.


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