October 6, 2022

Minutes after the swearing-in ceremony of the brand new Council of Ministers at Raj Bhavan, Police Commissioner Kamal Pant enforced prohibitory orders in and round Bengaluru proscribing the meeting of 4 or extra individuals in public locations.

The order, signed by Mr. Pant on August 1, was executed on August 4, with an evidence that prohibitory orders have been issued on the advice of the State Catastrophe Administration Committee on July 31 to include the unfold of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although the prohibitory orders are relevant throughout Bengaluru until August 16 midnight, bus stands, metro stations, railway stations and the airport have been exempted.

“Regardless that the variety of optimistic circumstances in Bengaluru have come down considerably, it’s thought of essential to impose sure restrictions in accordance with the federal government’s intention to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 circumstances within the metropolis,” says the order.

Any violations to the order will probably be responsible for prosecution beneath the Catastrophe Administration Act and Karnataka Epidemic Illness Act.

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