Chitwan administration tightens lockdown « Khabarhub
Saturday, July 20th, 2024

Chitwan administration tightens lockdown

15 May 2020  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

CHITWAN: Local administration in Chitwan has tightened the ongoing lockdown amid the growing number of coronavirus cases in the district.

People’s mobility has reduced with the local administration further tightening lockdown.

Emergency vehicles and other carrying essentials are only allowed to ply as the security forces, including Nepal Police and Armed Police Force, have tightened security checks in every nooks and corners across the district.

Ambulances, Fire engines, hearses and vehicles carrying journalists, health workers, daily essentials, medicines and dairy consumable stuffs are allowed to operate.

Ishwor Simkhada, Information Oat the District Administration Office, Chitwan said the administration did not allow a State Assembly member travelling without a vehicle pass to go beyond the Narayani bridge.

Simkhada said they would not allow anyone travelling rampant amidst lockdown except those in emergency service.

Banks, meanwhile, are allowed to operate following safety measures, according to assistant chief district officer Netra Sharma.

On Thursday, the local administration took action against 38 vehicles plying without pass, and 15 people for defying lockdown, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Ek Narayan Koirala.

Since the lockdown orders enforced in March, a total of 1,188 vehicles have faced action in the district.

Publish Date : 15 May 2020 15:12 PM

New coalition formed with condition of excluding Maoist Center in upcoming elections: Ishwar Pokharel

KATHMANDU: Senior Vice Chairman of CPN-UML, Ishwar Pokharel, has revealed

Tourist arrival up in Chitwan National Park

CHITWAN: The number of tourists visiting Chitwan National Park increased

UML issues whip to support PM Oli’s vote of confidence

KATHMANDU: The ruling party, CPN-UML, has issued a whip to

Nepali Army in development activities: Opens 1,411 kms roads so far

KATHMANDY: The Nepali Army has opened 1,411 kilometres long track

Student protesters return to Bangladesh streets despite violent crackdown

KOLKATA, INDIA: Police and student activists in Bangladesh have been