Second Sunday Lockdown evokes Good Response in Udupi District
Udupi: The Second Sunday lockdown announced by the state government, as a preventive measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 has evoked a good response in Udupi district on July 12.
While the city roads wore a deserted look, the interior roads in the residential neighbourhood too witnessed less activity.
Vegetable, fish markets, which were bustling with activity despite the COVID-19 scare, wore a deserted look. All shops, barring medical shops and those selling essential supplies, especially milk parlours, remained closed.
KSRTC, private buses, autorickshaws and taxis too remained off the road. A few vehicles plying in the city were stopped by the police and those without valid reasons were sent back.
Police security was tightened at important locations. Barricades were put up to check the movement of vehicles.
Udupi Deputy Commissioner G Jagadeesh had informed that during the lockdown, only milk, hospitals and medical stores would remain open.
Pics Courtesy : Harish Naik