Lockdown extended in West Bengal till 30 June

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that lockdown will be extended in the State till 30 June in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak.

Speaking after a Cabinet meet, she said, “The lockdown is being extended in the state till June 30, with all existing relaxations and conditions still in place. Earlier, we had allowed only 10 people at social programmes such as a marriage or a funeral ceremony, now we have increased it to 25.”

“Lockdown in the State has been extended till 30 June. Till 10 June trains will enter West Bengal carrying migrant workers. We have requested Kolkata Police to check if there is any possibility of allowing cycle for riding in Kolkata and to issue a notification regarding the same,” she said.

 

NT Bureau