Lockdown in Telangana until 21 may 2021
The Telangana government to enforce a state of emergency. In light of the recent spike in Covid-19 incidents, the Telangana Cabinet made a major decision on Tuesday to impose a state-wide lockdown. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao presided over the meeting, which addressed the increase in Covid incidents. The State Cabinet has agreed to enact a 10-day lockdown, which will begin at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
The lockdown will begin on May 12 and last for ten days, until May 21. Shops and other events will be permitted only from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., according to a state government notice. The cabinet has also agreed to issue a global tender for vaccine purchases. The decision comes only days after Chief Minister KCR said that a lockdown in the state will cripple the economy.
According to statistics, despite the fact that some states have imposed the lockout, the number of cases has not decreased. Different perspectives on the lockdown are emerging against this backdrop. Some people are advocating for the imposition of lockout. In these conditions, the state cabinet would weigh the benefits and drawbacks of the lockout, as well as the potential effects on paddy procurement, before making a decision.
Over the past two weeks, Telangana has been enforcing a night curfew. All operations will be permitted from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., after which the state will be placed in complete lockdown. For all operations, the lockout will be relaxed from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. daily. According to people familiar with the situation, the complete instructions for the Telangana lockdown will be released soon.
According to experts, complete lockdown is needed to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Telangana's cabinet has decided to issue a global tender for Covid-19 vaccinations.