Smart lockdown imposed in various parts of Hyderabad
According to the deputy commissioner, a smart lockdown has been imposed in 17 areas of six union councils of Hyderabad from November 23 to December 5, 2020.
The areas put under smart lockdown include, Citizen Colony, Gulistan-e-Sajjad, Alamdar Chowk, Diplai Co-operative Housing Society, Attock City, Baldia Colony, Journalist Colony, Mubarak Colony, Airport Road, Kohisar, Latifabad Unit No 6, Nasim Nagar, Bhittai Town and Bhittai Nagar.
The entry and exit points of the areas will be sealed and resident will not be allowed to leave their houses unless necessary. Face masks in public have been made compulsory.
Hospital and Pharmacies in the areas will remain open 24/7. The lockdown will last until December 5. The DC has instructed the police to ensure SOPs are implemented.
The movement of people residing in areas under the smart lockdown shall be strictly restricted and only grocery shops, convenience stores, bakeries and pharmacies shall be allowed to remain open during specific timings.
The streets of affected areas have been closed with hurdles and deployment of policemen.