Punjab

DC ISSUES LOCKDOWN ORDERS FOR RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT AND GATHERING IN FEROZEPUR

March 22, 2020 10:32 PM

Ferozepur (Manish Bawa)

Keeping in view the pandemic of Corona Virus, the district administration Ferozepur has decided to enforce a lockdown of all establishments for restriction of movement and gathering in the district.

Announcing this Deputy Commissioner Ferozepur Mr. Kulwant Singh said that the lockdown would be enforced from 6am on Monday (March 23) till midnight on Tuesday (March 31). In his magistrate order the deputy commissioner said that during the lockdown all the commercial establishments in the district except few categories of exempted ones, which were required for the larger public interest, would be closed. He said that the takers of essential services and the providers of these services would be allowed to move with riders.

MOVE AIMED AT CHECKING SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS IN DISTRICT AND ENSURING CONTAINMENT OF THIS DISEASE ,ESSENTIAL SERVICES AND ESTABLISHMENTS ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE LOCKDOWN

The Deputy Commissioner no one would be allowed to loiter and severest of severe action would be taken against them adding he said that the committees of the civil and Police officers have been constituted to enforce this effectively. The movement of vehicles in, outside and within the city would be restricted to emergency vehicles; added Mr. Kulwant Singh.He said that the movement would be restricted in Ferozepur as per the powers vested through the Epidemic Act.

The orders will not be applicable on public offices and essential services including offices of district administration, police, health, municipalities, fire, defense establishments, supply of groceries, supply of beverages, supply of fresh fruits and vegetables, supply of drinking water, electricity and sanitation services, all food processing units supplying processed food items, supply of fodder, dispensing of petrol, diesel, CNG at designated stations, rice shellers which are milling the paddy, milk plants, dairy units, fodder making units, cattle fields, supply of LPG (domestic and commercial), medical and other pharmaceuticals from medical stores, health services, manufacturing of medical and health equipments, telecom operators and agencies appointed by them to ensure communication services, insurance companies, banks and ATMs, post offices, loading and unloading of wheat and rice, transportation of essential commodities and services, movement of harvesting combines and operations, agricultural equipments making units, eggs and poultry feed, media, e-commerce and essential IT services, old age homes, juvenile homes, MR homes, halway homes, women shelters, children homes and all other homes for shelter and care homes of any category of persons.

Deputy Commissioner solicited the support of people of Ferozepur to contain this virus from further spread and exhorted them to stay inside their homes and avoiding outside movement until further orders. He said that with the collective efforts of all sides we can win over the situation.

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