SRINAGAR — Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities on Wednesday decided to impose a curfew in eleven districts to contain the further spread of the virus.
The curfew will be imposed from 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, to 7 a.m. on Monday, May 3.
The districts where the curfew will be imposed include Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kulgam, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Jammu, Kathua, Reasi and Udhampur.
The detailed orders will be issued by the concerned Deputy Commissioners (DCs) under the Disaster Management Act, listing out the prohibitions as well as permissible activities.
Meanwhile, DC Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz, in a Tweet confirmed that Srinagar district will go under curfew from Thursday 7 p.m till Monday 7 a.m.
“There will be Complete Lockdown in Srinagar District from 7:00 pm Thursday (29/04/2021) to 7:00 am Monday (03/05/2021). Exemptions apply to essential services. Detailed order shall follow,” he Tweeted.
Baramulla Police also made the announcement on Twitter while the other districts are excepted to follow the suit. (KNO)