Bhaktapur municipality introduces stricter rules to control people's movement during lockdown

Published On: March 31, 2020 11:50 AM NPT By: Krishna Kisi

BHAKATAPUR, March 31: Bhaktapur municipal office has introduced stricter rules in an attempt to control people’s mobility during the lockdown order enforced by the government.

As per the new rule, only one person from a household at a time is allowed to come outside after receiving approval from the respective ward office. One has to get a special pass from the ward office for going outside home during the lockdown period. This rule is mandatory for all who come outside their homes for emergency services including purchasing daily foodstuff and vegetables.

A meeting chaired by the mayor Sunil Prajapati took six major decisions in an attempt to curb the spread of deadly disease of COVID-19.

The municipality has also restricted to sell vegetables at major busy streets and corners of the city including the area from Dattatreya Chowk to Bansha Gopal.

Instead of those areas, different spots of ten wards of the municipality have been designated for the purpose.

The meeting has also urged the people not to visit temples, mosques, churches and other religious sites. People are also requested not to go for yoga and jogging in public places.

The municipality has decided to allocate Rs 100,000 each to all the wards to conduct the disaster management and relief works.

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