(*46*)Srinagar, May 3 (GNS): Normal life remained affected in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday because the lockdown within the wake of an alarming surge in coronavirus instances continued, officers mentioned.
(*46*)Curbs on the motion and meeting of individuals continued to stay imposed throughout the J&Okay as
(*46*)Police and paramilitary forces put barricades on roads at many locations in Srinagar in addition to in different district headquarters of the Valley and the Jammu area to forestall the motion of individuals.
(*46*)However, important and emergency providers are allowed, the officers added.
(*46*)Most of the outlets, gasoline stations and different enterprise institutions remained shut whereas public transport was off the roads.
(*46*)The administration had imposed lockdown in 11 districts—Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kulgam, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Jammu, Kathua, Reasi and Udhampur—at 7 pm on Thursday.
(*46*)In the remainder of the 9 districts—Bandipora, Kupwara, Shopian, Rajouri, Poonch, Samba, Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban—the lockdown got here into impact at 7 pm on Friday.
(*46*)However, the federal government on Saturday introduced the extension of the lockdown in 4 districts — Jammu and three others within the valley—until Thursday morning, the officers mentioned. Later most of remaining districts in Valley prolonged the lockdown until Thursday.
(*46*)The officers mentioned the evening curfew will proceed in all municipal /city native physique limits of all of the 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
(*46*)“In view of the record surge in daily cases across the Kashmir Valley, Police also enhanced the efforts to implement the Covid-19 guidelines/SOPs/restrictions strictly throughout the valley. During last 24hrs, Police has arrested 81 persons, lodged 46 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹93,620/- from 629 people for violating the guidelines/rules throughout Kashmir valley, “ police said in a statement to GNS. “Besides, three vehicles were also seized in Budgam for violating guidelines/restrictions,” police mentioned. (GNS)