Balipatna, Aug 20: Sarpanch of Pratap Sasan gram panchayat has exercised ‘Collector’s power’ given by the state government and imposed 3-day long shutdown in the area to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
According to the notification issued by sarpanch Bhagyadhar Nandi, the shutdown has been imposed in the GP from Friday 6 am to Monday 6 am. However, all the essential services will be available during the shutdown.
During the shutdown, markets, govt, and private offices and vehicle movements will be restricted. But, construction works and farming will be continued as usual.
“ Strict action as per the law will be taken against those found violating the guidelines,” said the sarpanch.
Worth mention, as many as 64 coronaviruses positive cases have been reported from the area.