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Updated Tue, 17 Nov 2020 07:56 PM IST
A crowd of people at Mangal Bazar in Laxmi Nagar in East Delhi.
– Photo: Vivek Nigam
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Regarding this, the Union Health Ministry says that guidelines regarding lockdown have already been made. All states have these guidelines. If a proposal for lockdown comes from Lt. Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, then it will definitely be considered.
Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan says that corona virus infection has spread very fast in Delhi. There are many reasons behind this. If the government is feeling the situation of lockdown then it can definitely be considered by the Center. However, the Chief Minister is a member of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and orders are taken under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor. If the proposal comes then the lockdown will be considered.
At the same time, according to the sources of the Health Ministry, instructions were repeatedly given to the state government to control the crowd in Delhi. During the festival, terrifying pictures of the crowd were revealed from all the big markets including Sadar, Chandni Chowk.
On the basis of which the government was appealed to be vigilant, but due to not paying attention to this, the pace of infection did not decrease. He said that if the situation of lockdown is considered in Delhi then its new form may come in front of us. In this, important decisions can be taken related to not gathering four people together, closing shops to prevent congestion in markets and increasing surveillance on restaurants etc.