On Eid Eve, Lockdown Getting Strict, No Activity Permitted

SRINAGAR: District administration Srinagar today issued orders for immediately withdrawing the order that had earlier partially allowed activities from 8 am to 12pm in the district. This means it is going to a strict lockdown in anticipation of Eid.

The order issued reads,

“In consonance with the State Executive Committee guidelines vide order No. 29-JK(DMRRR) of 2021 dated 09.05.2021 and in continuation to this office order No: DSC/DDMA/THQ/21/332-44 Dated: 09.05.2021, I Mohammad Aijaz (IAS) District Magistrate Srinagar, in the capacity of Chairman DDMA, by virtue of powers vested in me under Section 34 of the National Disaster Management Act, 2005 read with section 144 of CrPC, hereby order that:

1. The provision of exemption for partially permissible activities from 8:00AM to 12:00PM (Para-B, items: i-iv) is hereby withdrawn till further orders.

2. Movement of Govt. Officials shall be regulated through passes issued by the District Administration, Srinagar and Heads of Departments shall regulate attendance of the employees at 50% strength in light of guidelines issued by State Executive Committee.”

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