Bhubaneswar:22/3/20 Empty streets, closed shops, no vendors, no traffic jams. For once, the streets of the busy state capital seem to have paused for a Sunday break.
Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal of ‘Janta Curfew’, Odisha government, yesterday, announced a week-long near-total lockdown in the state, starting from today. Allowing access to commodities of daily needs, the Government ordered people in various districts of the state to stay indoors. For extra precautions, it also stationed police personnel at various traffic points to check unwarranted mobilization on roads.As people have abide by the state government’s orders and stayed indoors,