A day after UP government announced night curfew in Lucknow, Varanasi and Kanpur, the Prayagraj district administration has also decided to impose night curfew in the district as well.
There night restrictions will be in place from 10 pm to 8 am. The administration has also decided to exempt essential services at night. During this night hours, no one will be allowed to go out of the house without any valid reason. The move comes amid rising infection in the state.
The state government has left the decision to impose restrictions on the district magistrates. Bhanu Chandra Goswami, DM of Prayagraj, called a meeting of officers on Wednesday evening in this regard. After the meeting it was decided that the night curfew will be imposed from 10 am to 8 am.
“The supply of essential commodities will not be interrupted during this period. Vehicles of milk, curd, essential food grains and medicines will be able to enter easily. Unnecessary no one will be allowed to go out in the meantime,” ADM City AK Kanaujia said.