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District authorities of Srinagar for strict implementation of CAB

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


Government of Jammu and Kashmir is closely monitoring the spread of covid-19 infection especially in Srinagar city. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar has said that all the micro containment zones in the city were under the watch of the government and has assured the traders that for the violation being done by the few areas the entire city and the economy dependent on the trade would not be punished.

He said that the government has given orders to the administration and police to go for the action immediately if any marriage gathering will exceed the limit set by the government for such gatherings due to the covid infection.

He said that after some complaints by the common people that the shopkeepers were charging them more for the buying of mask he said that price for masks to be regulated

According to the KNO while reporting about the utterances of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar it has said in its news report as following, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Muhammad Aijaz Asad Tuesday said that traders community of Srinagar has assured the administration that they will implement Covid Appropriate behavior in spirit while as some clusters in the city are under constant watch of the administration for violating the Covid norms.

He also said that strict action as per the law will be taken against people who invite more people than permitted by the government in their marriage functions. Talking to reporters after chairing a meeting with the traders and civil society members of Srinagar, the Deputy Commissioner said that traders of Srinagar have assured him that they will strictly implement CAP in the entire district. “This will help prevent the further spread of the virus,” he said as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

About the reports that large gatherings are being invited in marriage functions, DC Asad said that wherever people invite more people than permitted by the State Executive Committee (SEC) in marriage functions, strict action will follow. “We have already taken action against some people where large gatherings were found in marriage functions,” he said.

On spurt in Covid positive cases in some Srinagar pockets, he said it is not that the entire district is reporting positive cases but yes “there are some clusters in the district, where the positivity rate is high.”

“These areas are under constant watch of the administration. We will wait for a few days and accordingly act,” he said.

To a query that masks are being sold at high prices in the city, he said wherever there is a complaint, people should approach the administration and “we will regulate the prices.”

With KNO inputs


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