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Assam Govt Announces Lockdown From 6 pm From Tuesday Till March 31

Sarma said essential services like pharmacies, medical, water supply, banking, and petrol pumps would be exempted from the purview of the lockdown.

PTI

Updated:March 23, 2020, 6:41 PM IST
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Assam Govt Announces Lockdown From 6 pm From Tuesday Till March 31
File photo of Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Guwahati: Assam will be under lockdown from 6 pm on Tuesday till March 31 in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced.

Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Sarma said essential services like pharmacies, medical, water supply, banking, and petrol pumps would be exempted from the purview of the lockdown.

The state border will be sealed and no vehicles, barring those on essential duties, will be allowed, the minister added.

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