12th May, 2021
In view of the increasing cases of corona infection, Telangana Chief Minister K.K. Chandrasekhar Rao has been forced to put a lockdown in the state for 10 days. He had earlier refused to impose the lockdown, saying that it would cause financial loss. Gujarat has also announced the extension of night curfew and other restrictions in 36 cities of the state by May 18. At the same time, the Karnataka government has announced to give three free meals to poor, laborers, and migrant workers in Indira Canteen by 24 May.
Lockdown declared for 10 days from May 12 in Telangana
In Hyderabad, a meeting of the Telangana cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Rao, it was decided to put a lockdown in the state for 10 days from May 12. During this period, from 6 to 10 am, the common people have been given permission to purchase essential goods and to do other important work. Agricultural works are exempted from lockdown. After reviewing the situation on May 20, a decision will be taken to increase the lockdown.
Night curfew and other restrictions extended to May 18 in 36 cities of Gujarat
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, in a meeting with the core group formed on Corona, decided to extend the night curfew in 36 cities and other strict restrictions by May 18. Curfew has been imposed in these cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara from 8 pm to 6 am. It is only allowed to open drug, milk, vegetable and grocery stores during the day time.
Free food for three times to poor, laborers and migrant workers in Karnataka
At the same time, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa tweeted that in view of the problems faced by the poor, laborers and migrant workers due to restrictions like lockdown, it has been decided to give them free food for three times daily in the government-run Indira Canteen. . This includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
If people do not cooperate, then lockdown in Puducherry will be inevitable
Meanwhile, Puducherry Deputy Governor T. Soundararajan has said that if people do not help the administration to stop the spread of Corona infection, then the lockdown in the Union Territory will become inevitable.