Night Curfew Imposed In Chandigarh As Covid-19 Cases Surge

After Punjab, the Chandigarh administration has issued an order to impose night curfew in view of the increasing cases of corona in the city. There will be a ban on the exit of people from 10 pm to 5 am in the morning. However, people engaged in essential services will get exemption from this. The administration is also seriously considering a weekend lockdown.

Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator VP Singh Badnaur held a review meeting with officials on Tuesday. At the meeting, the administrator expressed great concern about the growing cases of Corona. He said that in the past few days, daily cases of corona have increased rapidly.

Possibilities of Weekend Lockdown

The administration had announced night curfew to prevent the spread of infection. This order of the administrator will come into effect from Tuesday night. Badnaur ordered the Director General of Police (DGP) to strictly follow the night curfew rules. During this time people can not gather in groups. People can also not organize any kind of party or event.

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Badnaur has ordered all the restaurant owners to stop their work before 10:00 pm and return home. Apart from this, they also discussed weekend curfew in the meeting. Badnaur said that whether or not the weekend curfew will be imposed will depend on the behavior of the people. If people do not follow the Corona guidelines in the city, then the administration will be forced to impose weekend curfew.