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Punjab: Areas of seven cities, including Lahore to undergo 15-day smart lockdown

The basic necessities of life will remain available in smart lockdown areas.

smart lockdown extension in punjabLockdown will be enforcement in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, and Rawalpindi, till July 24, 2020 midnight - OyeYeah News
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Seven cities of Punjab undergo a 15-day smart lockdown till July 24, starting from Friday, July 10th.

According to the notification issued by the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), under the Punjab Infectious Diseases Ordinance 2020, lockdown will be enforcement in Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, and Rawalpindi, till July 24, 2020 midnight.

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The areas to undergo smart Lockdown city-wise are the following:

Lahore:

A2 Block Township

EME Society

Main Bazaar Chungi Amr Sadhu

Punjab Government Servants Housing Scheme

Wapda Town

C-Block Jauhar Town

and Green City

Rawalpindi

Dhokekhabba

Gulistan Colony

Range Road area, Lane nO. 4, PIA Colony

Multan

SNGPL Residential colony

Hoor Banaspati Mills

Custom Office Colony

Kalma Chowk

Gujrat

Maula Daad Colony and Khursheed Colony

Muslim Pura and staff Gala

Gujranwala

WAPDA Town

People’s Colony X, Y, Z Block

Faisalabad

Waris Pura Gole Chowk (Resedential and commercial areas)

D-Type Colony

Mandi Quarter Allama Iqbal Colony

Raza Abad

Raza Garden, Eden Garden, Abdullah Garden, Al-Najaf Colony

Muslim Town B-Block, Muslim Town-i

W, X and Y Block of Medinah Town

Peoples colony No 1

From Lahore road up to Naya Bazar and all areas including it as well as adjoining streets

Main Bazar Khurrianwala including Sultan Market and New shopping centre

Main Bazar/Market Maukuana

Masjid Bazar and Road from City Church to Nishat Cinema Chowk

Aminabad-Nisar Colony of Samnabad

Sialkot

Tauseef Market near Fawara Chowk, Tehsil district

Al-Yousuf Plaza Pasrur Road, Tehsil district

Roaras Road, Miano Pura, Tehsil district

Qayum Street, Shahab pura, Tehsil district

Mazauffar Pur, Tehsil district


According to the notification from the P&SHD about Lahore, all markets, shopping malls, restaurants, offices (public and private) shall remain closed in these areas,.

“There shall be a complete ban on the movement of people to and from these areas by public and private transport except for the limited movement of one person per vehicle to and from the exempted facilities”, it further added.

The notification also added that there shall also be a complete ban on gatherings of all kinds for social, religious, or any other purpose at any place, public or private throughout these areas.

“The purpose of the smart lockdown is to minimise movement of people in hotspots of positive coronavirus cases,” said Capt (retd) Muhammad Usman, Secretary P&SHD.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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