After March 2020, the lockdown brought every Indorei to tension in March 2021 as well. On Sunday morning, the voice of the milkman came, but the vegetable carts were seen missing. Even morning tea-breakfast stalls were not installed. However, there was movement on the roads. Even after the police announcement, people did not stop the movement unnecessarily on the streets. After 10 o’clock in the morning the police started tightening. At Regal Crossroads, even those who roam unnecessarily were beaten with sticks.
All markets closed, police is present everywhere
There was a complete lockdown in the western region of Indore. The surrounding bullions of Rajbada, Pipli Bazaar, Pottery Bazaar, Sugar Bazaar, Bajaj Khana Chowk, Gorakund, Khajuri Bazaar, Marothia Bazaar, Tamarind Bazaar remained completely closed. At the same time, policemen were deployed at intersections in areas like Jawahar Marg, but they did not have to struggle to remove people from the road.Travelers to and from the city did not suffer
The movement through city buses and autos was on, but their number was very less as compared to normal days. In some places, the police also stopped the people who had come out unnecessarily and made inquiries. Medical stores should remain open throughout the day. Due to the convenience of transportation from city buses and autos, those coming from other cities did not face any problem. Those who roam around here and there by private vehicle must have been strict. Petrol pumps and grocery shops were also closed due to the lockdown.
Municipal vehicles kept moving
Police personnel were blocking barricades by putting barricades near Palasiya police station and answering questions from them. The Palasiya intersection, which was inhabited by vehicles and people’s screaming day and night, was also deserted. Policemen were barricading on MG Road and the process of questioning people was going on there too. Auto rickshaws appeared on AB Road, in which passengers were sitting. The sweepers were seen cleaning on almost every major road and the vehicles of the Municipal Corporation were seen moving around.
200 petrol pumps of the city remain closed, all mandis closed
Lockdown was strictly followed in Indore. This was the reason that during this time the petrol pump was also closed. Around 200 petrol pumps of the city were closed, due to which people could not get petrol diesel and could not leave their homes. Fruit, vegetable and cereal markets remained closed during lockdown in Indore.
The city’s Choithram Fruit Vegetable Market, Rajkumar Fruit Market, Laxmibai Grain Market and Cantonment Grain Market were also closed. No produce was purchased from the farmers here today, although the farmers also did not reach the mandis today.
Devotees away from God
During the lockdown, the temples of Indore city were also closed for the common devotees, only the priests offered prayers to the Lord. Devotees were absent in Khajrana Ganesh Temple, Bada Ganpati Temple, Ranjit Hanuman Temple, Vidyadham Temple, Annapurna Temple, Balaji Hanuman Temple. The priests closed the boards after worshiping in the temple, so that people could not create unnecessary crowds.