Bhopal: In view of the ever-increasing infection of Corona in Indore, a lockdown has been declared in Chhindwara from 8 pm on 8 April to 6 am on April 16.
During this time everything will be closed barring essential services. After this restriction, crowds thronged the markets on Thursday. During this time, not only the guidelines were flouted , but things also sold two to three times more expensive. Prices of potato, tomato and other vegetables suddenly skyrocketed after Wednesday evening.
It is reported that people ignore guideline in many places in the market. Once again, people reached the vegetable market and markets on Thursday morning. There has also been dissatisfaction among the people regarding the complete lockdown. People say, this rule of governance will only bring benefits to hoarders and big businessmen. Also, such decisions should be known to the people a week in advance, so that they buy the goods first.
The Collector called a meeting of the District Disaster Management soon after the order of the State Government. It clearly explained, there is no need to panic with lockdown. They will deliver all the necessary services to the homes of the people through home delivery. Collector Saurabh Kumar Suman announced a seven-day dry-day during the lockdown after the meeting. During this time liquor shops will not open.