After Bengaluru, now lockdown in Dharwad and Dakshina Kannada districts, administration appealed to the public for cooperation
Bengaluru After Bengaluru urban and rural in Karnataka , the lockdown was also announced on Monday to prevent the spread of covid-19 in Dharwad and Dakshina Kannada districts. While Dharwad will have a nine-day bandh from July 15, in Dakshina Kannada district, a shutdown will be implemented for a week from Wednesday night. This decision has been taken by the administration of these two districts after Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa discussed the video conference by Deputy Commissioners, District Panchayat CEOs and Superintendents of Police.
Minister in charge of Dharwad district, Jagdish Shettar said, "It is the opinion of the people of Dharwad that the lockdown be effected for a few days… The district administration has the same opinion." He said, "During the video conference in this context, I discussed with the Chief Minister and sought his permission. He said that the administration can take a decision. " He said that in Dharwad district, it has been decided to implement the bandh on July 15 from 10 am to July 24 at 8 pm.
He said that formal circulars, orders and guidelines will be issued by the district administration. He requested people to stay home, follow the rules of social distance and wear masks, requesting cooperation. Dakshina Kannada district in-charge minister Kota Srinivas Pujari also said after the video conference that the district administration concerned can take a decision if needed. He said, "They said that it has been decided to implement a lockdown for a week from the night of Wednesday (July 15) ... people should cooperate."