Night curfew imposed in Meerut, Bareilly, and Saharanpur in UP
As the cases of Corona are increasing, the night curfew is also being announced in the big cities of UP. Night curfew was also announced in Bareilly, Meerut, and Saharanpur. The curfew will be imposed in Meerut on Thursday night and Saharanpur along with Bareilly from Friday night. So far, night curfew has been announced in eight big cities of UP. Before Bareilly-Meerut, night curfew has been announced in Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Prayagraj, Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), and Ghaziabad.
On Wednesday, CM Yogi authorized all the district magistrates to decide on the night curfew and sanctions themselves. CM Yogi had directed that night curfew should be imposed in districts with more than 100 active cases and imposition of night curfew in cities with more than 500 active cases. After this, the first-night curfew was announced in Lucknow and Varanasi.
According to the Bareilly District Magistrate, a night curfew will be imposed from Friday. The curfew will remain in force from 9 am to 6 am. During this time, all kinds of restrictions will remain except the essential services. Along with this, orders have also been given to close schools and colleges up to the 12th standard. The schools where practical and examinations are going on will continue to happen. Factories will continue to operate as before. Employees can travel by showing identity cards. Supply of essential goods and medical and other essential services will be exempt from restrictions.
DM of Meerut Balaji has issued a nocturnal curfew order in the district from Thursday night to April 18. The nocturnal curfew will come into force in Saharanpur from Friday. During this time, everything will be closed from 10 am to 5 am, except for essential services. Those violating the order will be prosecuted under the Pandemic Act. A decision will also be taken soon regarding school colleges. At the same time, a night curfew has been announced in Saharanpur from 9 am to 5 am on Friday due to the increasing infection of the corona. This arrangement will remain in force in Saharanpur till further orders.
As per the order issued by DM, the infection of corona in the Meerut district is increasing rapidly. In such a situation local restrictions have been asked to be imposed under the order of the government. Under the government’s order, a night curfew (prohibitory order) is arranged in the Meerut district from 10 pm on Thursday night. The nocturnal curfew will be in place till 10 April from 5 in the morning till 18 April. Necessary functions are exempted from this nightly curfew. Departments with essential services, employees of the services will have to carry the identity card of the institute. A decision will be taken soon regarding schools, colleges, and coaching centers. However, the examinations going on in school and college will continue unchanged.
News Source: LiveHindustan