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Coronavirus: Section 144 imposed in Noida, bus services suspended in Ahmedabad

By Rajan Nath -- March 18, 2021 12:11 pm -- Updated:March 18, 2021 12:20 pm

Amid growing concerns over rising cases of coronavirus, Noida and Ahmedabad have taken stern action to contain the spread of COVID-19. While Noida has imposed Section 144 in the city the bus services have been suspended in Ahmedabad.

The police in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar invoked section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) till April 30.

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Amid growing concerns over rising cases of coronavirus, Noida imposed Section 144 while bus services have been suspended in Ahmedabad.

It has prohibited unauthorised protests and warnings of action against those not maintaining social distancing and wearing face masks in public places.

Section 144 in Noida has been imposed in view of the upcoming festivals such as Holi, Shab-e-Baraat, Good Friday, Navratri, Ambedkar Jayanti, Ram Navami, Mahavir Jayanti, Hanuman Jayanti, etc amid the rise in coronavirus cases.

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Amid growing concerns over rising cases of coronavirus, Noida imposed Section 144 while bus services have been suspended in Ahmedabad.

On the other hand, the buses operating under Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) and Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System, have been suspended until further orders.

Amid growing concerns over rising cases of coronavirus, Noida imposed Section 144 while bus services have been suspended in Ahmedabad.

While bus services have been suspended in Ahmedabad the Gujarat government has imposed a night curfew in several cities including Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot to contain the spread of coronavirus cases. The curfew will remain in force from 10 pm to 6 am till March 31.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a Covid review meeting with chief ministers of several states on the issue of an upsurge in coronavirus cases.

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