Amritsar Deputy Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira has issued an order saying that the weekend curfew will be applicable in Amritsar and during this time, the curfew will remain in full force from 5 am on Saturday morning till 5 am on Monday morning.
Weekend curfew implemented in Amritsar
In view of the second wave of corona across the country, there is a steady increase in cases. Even in Punjab, the cases of corona do not seem to be declining. In such a situation, like other states, the Punjab government has also decided to tighten the restrictions in the normal days along with the imposition of night curfew in the district.
Amritsar Deputy Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira issued the order saying that the weekend curfew will be applicable in Amritsar and during this time, the curfew will remain in full force from 5 am to 5 am on Monday and during this period those who leave without any necessary work Strict action will be taken on
With this, the Deputy Commissioner said that to curb the infection of Corona, strictness is being tightened for the rest of the day and new guidelines are being issued. He told that now on the rest of the days, all the shops will be closed at 5 pm and curfew will be implemented from 6 pm. Earlier, the curfew was enforced from 8 pm.
From today, more tightening is being done in the guidelines. The curfew was earlier from 8 pm. Now all the shops will be closed from 5 pm and curfew will start from 6 pm. Curfew will remain in the weekend from 5 am to 5 am Monday: Amritsar Deputy Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/33JeRUVZbK
– ANI_HindiNews (indAHindinews) April 27, 2021
Supply of oxygen from Lahore in Amritsar
Corona cases are increasing steadily in Amritsar and due to lack of oxygen, this problem is becoming more acute. In such a situation, Amritsar MP Gurjit Singh Aujla has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a letter written to the PM, Aujla said that Amritsar is an area connected to the border and Pakistan is ready to transport oxygen to Amritsar.
Aujla told that at present, oxygen is coming from Panipat in Amritsar, which is taking up to 10 hours to reach. He said that Lahore is just 30-40 kilometers away from Amritsar, in such a situation, accept the help that Pakistan is offering. However, so far no response has been received from the Prime Minister’s Office regarding this letter.
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