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Coronavirus: Delhi LG Anil Baijal Orders Strict Action Against DMs, DCPs For Violation Of Lockdown Rules

Coronavirus: Delhi LG Anil Baijal Orders Strict Action Against DMs, DCPs For Violation Of Lockdown Rules

PTI | Updated on: 30 Mar 2020, 04:08:09 PM
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Coronavirus: Delhi LG Anil Baijal Orders Strict Action Against DMs, DCPs For Violation Of Lockdown Rules

New Delhi:

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Monday gave directions for strict action against district magistrates and deputy commissioners of police for any violation of the ongoing 21-day lockdown in their respective areas, officials said.

The Lieutenant Governor also directed DMs and DCPs that anyone found roaming without e-pass or valid reason during the lockdown, imposed to check the spread of coronavirus, would be sent to district shelters set up by the administration.

The directions were issued at a high-level meeting which was attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, DMs and DCPs via video-conferencing.

So far, 72 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the national capital.

According to the Union health ministry, the number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,071 in India on Monday, while the death toll rose to 29.

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First Published : 01 Jan 1970, 05:30:00 AM