On Sunday, Bengaluru City Police Commissioner posted a tweet, which has put all the confusion regarding the lockdown relaxations to rest.
The entire country to limp back to normalcy from today
On May 1st, it was announced that the lockdown in the country would be extended by two more weeks. On the same day, the entire country was classified into different zones, thereby executing a phased form of returning to normalcy.
In Karnataka, 3 Red Zones were identified. Bengaluru Rural, Urban, and Mysuru were put in the red category. In the capital city, a few containment zones were also identified where the seal down would continue.
Bengaluru Citizens were confused
With May 4th considered as the date for restart of the operations, many were confused about a variety of aspects. However, with his tweet on Sunday night, Bengaluru City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao has most of the doubts to rest.
From tomorrow you don’t need a pass to move inBangalore between7am an 7pm. After7pm and upto7am the following morning, even if you have a pass you are not allowed to move except medical and essential service. Checkpoints will remain and your ID may be asked.Please be responsible.
— Bhaskar Rao IPS (@deepolice12) May 3, 2020
Mr. Bhaskar Rao mentioned that the citizens of Bengaluru would not require special passes to ply on the road between 7 am and 7 pm. However, between 7 pm and 7 am next morning, no one is allowed on the road except the ones involved in medical and essential service sector.
All the Traffic Rules will be strictly enforced and employees going to work must carry their ID cards compulsorily. If any of the policemen stop and asks for further details, the purpose of travel must be mentioned correctly.
Bhaskar Rao furthered answered a number of questions to the citizens who still had doubts regarding activities which could be carried out from today. With this online exercise, Bengalureans have heaved a sigh of relief.
Source: Vijaya Karnataka