Kolkata: Pictures show deserted roads on second day of lockdown, guardrails erected across city and suburbs
First Published 21, Aug 2020, 2:22 PM
Kolkata Police are patrolling the streets during lockdown. Cars and two-wheelers are being seized on roads and drivers are asked to give reasons for coming out of their homes during the lockdown. Strict punishments are being meted out to lockdown violators.
Complete lockdown was imposed across the state on Friday (August 21). Police have been patrolling the streets since morning. Police personnel have ceased cars and two-wheelers on the roads and drivers were asked to give reasons for coming out of homes during the lockdown.
No human beings were noticed on the roads of Rajabazar and Chiriyamor. Police patrolling has been going on even during heavy downpours. Local police officers are working with traffic guards. Kolkata Police are trying to ensure strict adherence to make the lockdown successful.
Police personnel are making sure that nobody comes out of their house until there is an immediate urgency. Lockdown violators are made to do sit-ups as punishment.
Police patrolled the streets in north-south Kolkata. The whole road is empty, except for one or two cars. People have to give proper reasons to police for coming out of their home during the lockdown.
In the context of the unlock phase, police have been working hard to implement the weekly lockdown method to protect people from being infected with COVID-19.
Guardrails have been erected on various streets across the city and suburbs since morning. Bikes have been seized on the roads by police and the riders are asked to give reasons for coming out during lockdown.
On Thursday, a Kolkata Police sergeant was seriously injured in a reckless car collision. After this incident, the Kolkata Police have become very strict.