Telangana Lockdown News: All activities will remain within Telangana from 6 am to 10 am daily and only essential activities will be allowed in the lockdown.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao announced a 10-day statewide lockdown because of a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases.
10-days Complete Lockdown In Telangana From 12th To 22nd May 2021
The statewide lockdown will be imposed from tomorrow (i.e. May 12, Wednesday) till May 22.
However, there would be some relaxation for all the activities from 6 am to 10 am daily, following which only essential activities will be allowed for the remainder of the Covid-19 lockdown, the Telangana chief minister’s office (CMO) said.
The complete guidelines regarding the Telangana lockdown shall be issued shortly, people familiar with the development said.
The Telangana government on Tuesday held an intensed meeting to decide on whether a statewide lockdown was necessary, in view of the Covid-19 situation.
For this purpose, the head of the officials, under the chairmanship of the chief minister, held a meeting to discuss arguments for and against a complete lockdown, the Telangana CMO said.
Notably, before this, they are interested to impose a lockdown — partial or total — to contain the spread of coronavirus, as it will lead to the collapse of the financial system in the state.
“The Telangana state cabinet meeting discussing the pros and cons of a statewide lockdown will be conducted at 2pm at Pragathi Bhavan,” the chief minister’s office (CMO) had earlier said.
Top state officials in Telangana discussed the recent surge of Covid-19 cases and take a decision in favour of or against the imposition of a complete lockdown, according to the Telangana CMO.
Highlighting the matter of the Telangana lockdown, the CMO’s official Twitter handle posted, “The opinion is divided among people on the question of imposing a lockdown. Some reports suggest that the number of Covid-19 cases has not come down in some of the Indian states despite the clamping of lockdown whereas some sections argue in favour of lockdown.”