To overcome the Corona crisis, the effect of the new reliefs of Lockdown Phase-4 has been clearly visible in Punjab for two days. Salons were also opened in the state. However, the night curfew is still on, amid which police strictures are also coming in from many places. Despite all this, so far a total of 2097 people have been confirmed of infection in the state. Of these 42 people lost their lives and 1748 people have been cured.
After 65 days, the bus will start running, half the capacity passengers will be able to sit
In Punjab, the wheels of government and private buses, which have been stopped for almost 65 days, will start running from Wednesday. Only half the passengers will be able to sit in buses. Sanitization will be mandatory. The government has given great relief to the transporters that they will not have to pay the tax for the lockdown period. Initially the number of buses will be limited. Buses will not be interrupted. That is, if a bus runs from Chandigarh to Patiala, then the bus will stop directly by going to Patiala. However no bus will run in the Containment Zone. Apart from this, the decision on interstate bus service will be done after May 31.
Police arrested 60 people in Amritsar at night for violation of curfew
Police of Police Station B Division in Amritsar arrested 60 people wandering in the market late on Monday night without any valid reason. According to SHO Gurwinder Singh, people do not understand that the city is under lockdown till 31 May. Also, the curfew situation is still in progress from 7 pm to 7 am at night. Despite this, the people keep wandering out of the house. People follow the rules of the government, otherwise the police is forced to take action.
Crowds gathered in Gurdaspur markets, police stopped migrants on foot to Jalandhar
In Gurdaspur, for two days, there is a big movement of people in government offices and markets. People arriving in government offices wore masks, but physical distance was not taken care of. On the other hand, there was a lot of shopping in the markets. On the other hand, the police stopped a dozen migrant laborers going to Jalandhar at the block near Sathiali bridge. These people had set out on foot to find the train in Jalandhar, but the police sent it back to the factory.
The villages of Jalandhar district have been properly guarded, now the municipal corporation
On the first day after the curfew opening, a total of 700 bank branches of the district had a turnover of Rs 40 crore. Before curfew, this business was worth 200 crores rupees. Similarly, according to Narinder Saggu, head of the Jalandhar Focal Point Association, 800 industrial units opened out of 1400 small and big cities of the city have also done business of 27 crores.
The guard has been removed from Dayalpur and Kahlwan villages. The shopkeepers had opened shops. In view of security, shopkeepers were wearing masks and customers were being kept at a distance. Now from Tuesday, the Municipal Corporation’s Main Office, Lal Ratan Zone, Ramamandi Zone and Model Town Zone will be able to submit property tax, water bills from 10 am to 1.30 pm. Property tax department superintendent Maheep Sarin has hoped that recovery work will begin when CFC centers open.
Vehicles crossing the border and money from laborers by putting stickers of essential services
Vehicles filled with laborers can be seen along the Shambhu border connecting Patiala in Punjab and Ambala districts of Haryana. Eleven people, including small children, women, boarded a trapo, left for Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) from village Moranwali in Hoshiarpur district with the necessary items and clothes. The boundaries of the districts of Nawanshahar, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib and Patiala were further reached by covering 180 kilometers.
Similarly, in dozens more vehicles coming from Moga, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and some other districts, workers can also be seen returning home. Mahesh Shukla, a boarder on a tempo going from Jalandhar to Lucknow, told that he has paid 3000 rupees fare for each member. No one stopped in Punjab, but after seeing the media, Haryana Police got into action.
Civil hospital staff strike in Ludhiana, ward attendants infected with mask of poor quality
Health department has been shaken by the continuous increase in cases of corona virus in Ludhiana. After the four ward attendants came positive in the civil hospital, all the staff strike. Doctors and nursing staff of the civil hospital alleged that the ward attendants came positive because they were given masks of inferior quality. No security is being taken care of. Doctors said that health department officials have been repeatedly complained about substandard masks, but no one listened to them. The staff of the civil hospital first protested in the hospital premises and after that the whole staff went to DC office.
Food supply inspector in Pathankot attacked by half a dozen people, anger among colleagues
In Pathankot, food supply inspector Ravinder Kumar was beaten up by people over the ration card being deducted. The food supply inspector was seriously injured in the incident. He has been admitted to the Civil Hospital, Pathankot. On Sunday, food supply inspectors raised slogans of Murdabad in Malikpur to protest against the incident that took place at Dana Mandi in village Kanwan. Seeking action against the attackers, the food supply inspectors said that they are doing duty in this difficult environment of Covid-19 in all honesty.