Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said that the government has to implement Covid-19 protocols strictly even if it irks people. He added that they cannot afford to see piles of bodies. “There are two ways to contain Covid, one of them is lockdown and it is not viable. We want the lives to go on and people to be safe at the same time. The other way to check the spread is strictness in following Covid-19 protocols. I have asked officers to implement Covid rules strictly even if it irks people. We can face people's anger but we cannot see piles of bodies.,” he said. Vij added India's recovery rate is way more than other countries and fatality rate is less. As per the Health Ministry, Haryana has over 27420 active cases while death toll is 3,316.
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Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij has termed lockdown and stringent enforcement of guidelines as the two solutions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Vij, however, said the state government doesn't want to adopt the lockdown method, and thus want the restrictions imposed in the state to be enforced strictly. The Health Minister said the government is ready to face the dissatisfaction of the people over stringent actions, but cannot see heap of dead bodies due to COVID-19. Haryana on April 15 recorded its highest single day spike of 5858 new cases, pushing the active infection over 30,000.
Delhi police commissioner SN Shrivastava has warned people over the weekend curfew in the national capital. He said that those who violate the restrictions put in place could even be arrested. Shrivastava said that the Delhi police will enforce the restrictions strictly and added that essential services will be allowed to operate without any hassle. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced the weekend curfew after a meeting with LG Anil Baijal. The decision was taken in the wake of rising Covid cases in the capital. Watch the full video for all the details.
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With the resurge of COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on April 15 announced that monuments would remain shut till May 15. Famous Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar and other centrally protected monuments would remain closed. Malini, a visitor said, "I had came here to visit Red Fort but could not get inside only look at it from outside." Another visitor Sandesh said, "I had came to visit Delhi but we have to follow government's protocol too."
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal visited Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on February 28. The Aam Aadmi Party chief addressed a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat'. A.A.P. is setting its sights on Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2022 elections. Kejriwal expressed solidarity with protesting farmers and slammed BJP. “The entire Red Fort incident was planned by them. Many people told me that they (demonstrators) were deliberately shown the wrong path as they did not know Delhi routes. Those who hoisted flag were their (BJP) workers. Our farmers can give lives but can’t be anti-nationals,” said Kejriwal. He added, “Today, BJP's central government has filed sedition cases against farmers. Even the British didn’t charge farmers with sedition.” Watch the full video for more.
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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said he believes farmers were not involved in the violence in Delhi. Amarinder Singh added that the movement lost steam after violence at Red fort. “Farmers had made..
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A day after farmer protestors' tractor rally deteriorated into chaos and vandalism, SS Pandher, General Secretary of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, alleged that miscreants had infiltrated the..
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