There can be a leisure in Covid-19-related lockdown restrictions in Kashmir for 3 days from Tuesday to permit individuals to make purchases forward of the Eid-ul-Azha pageant on Saturday, August 1. Nevertheless, all masjids and shrines will stay closed for prayers.
The administration has additionally determined to permit cleanliness drives at mosques and shrines, however no prayers can be allowed.
The J-Okay administration had on July 22 re-imposed lockdown restrictions for six days in 9 out of the 10 districts of the Kashmir valley after a spike within the variety of Covid-19 instances.
Kashmir divisional commissioner Pandurang Okay Pole in a gathering with officers on Saturday had determined to ease the lockdown from July 28 to 30 within the Valley in order that individuals are in a position to buy items and important commodities. Nevertheless, no public transport can be allowed besides autos and private vehicles.
Farooq Khan,the advisor to Lieutenant=-Governor, chaired a gathering on Monday to evaluate availability of important gadgets .
“There can be an enormous rush throughout these festive days as all of the distributors, stall homeowners and store keepers will reopen their enterprise for Eid ul Azha procuring. These avenue distributors and roadside stalls must be requested to keep up correct spacing in order that crowding of individuals could be averted to most,” Khan stated.
The DCs have been requested to establish appropriate locations for the sale of sacrificial animals.
The sale of animals won’t be allowed on July 31, a day forward of the pageant. Officers stated that every one the masjids and shrines will stay closed for prayers.
“Srinagar Municipal Company and City Native Our bodies shall launch a cleanliness drive in any respect mosques and shrines in Srinagar and Valley properly earlier than Eid-ul-Azha. In addition to, they are going to guarantee all avenue lights are useful,” the order stated.
Spiritual leaders within the Valley this yr have urged individuals to have a good time the Eid with simplicity taking all mandatory precautions in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the meantime, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 9 Covid-19-related deaths and 470 new infections, taking the overall variety of individuals contaminated with the illness within the area to 18,390.
The demise toll within the UT has risen to 321—298 fatalities in Kashmir and 23 in Jammu division until Sunday night.