In the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir government’s selection of relaxing the COVID-similar lockdown enabling persons to obtain necessities on Eid-ul-Adha eve, Srinagar witnessed consumers thronging streets of Lal Chowk to purchase essentials before the lockdown is re-imposed.
An unmasked cart vendor bargaining with the consumers who are becoming brushed past by other passersby amidst the hustle-bustle of the market place, this state of affairs speaks volumes about the significantly multiplying Coronavirus circumstances in the Valley
Even as the death toll has hit 358 in the Valley and the existing optimistic circumstances have surged to 18,879, individuals in large numbers are witnessed defying protocols of social distancing, sporting masks and other COVID advisories.
The pictures captured by Basit Zargar has sparked debate on social media as to why are lockdowns even lifted if a specific location is a hotspot.
Despite 18,876 scenarios, makeshift sacrificial animal markets & bakeries stay crowded
On the event of Eid, people were being also observed thronging makeshift sacrificial animal marketplaces in Srinagar city. Bakeries in Kashmir see a large amount of customers and throughout the COVID lockdown, numerous are noticed mingling during the invest in, as per studies.
As the authorities have made the decision to unwind the lockdown limitations in Kashmir for a few days from Tuesday to enable folks to make buys in advance of the Eid-ul-Azha pageant on Saturday, August 1. All masjids and shrines will stay shut for prayers.
Officers claimed that all the masjids and shrines will stay shut for prayers. The sale of animals will not be permitted on July 31, a day ahead of the festival.
Irrespective of advisories that buy the road distributors and stalls to preserve spacing so as to prevent crowding and religious leaders inquiring people to keep protocol there seem to be no stopping individuals. Numerous regional physicians and authorities officials are expressing shock and indignation about the conduct of the folks in marketplaces and streets.
The J-K administration experienced on July 22 re-imposed lockdown limitations for 6 days in nine out of the 10 districts of the Kashmir valley immediately after a spike in the variety of Covid-19 cases.