Punjab

DC and CP for transforming ‘self home quarantine’, ‘social distancing’ and ‘Theekari Pehras’ into a mass movement

Punjab Tribune Bureau | April 05, 2020 07:20 PM

Move aimed at combating corona virus effectively

 JALANDHAR: Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar today called upon the people to transform ‘self home quarantine’, ‘social distancing’ and ‘theekari pehras’ into a mass movement for effectively combating the Covid-19. 

The Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Police who led flag march by the security forces on Ladowali Road, BSF Chowk, PAP Chowk, Bhoor Mandi, Ram Mandi, Jalandhar Cantt, Sansarpur, Jamsher, Diwali, Samrai, Shahpur, Curo High Street, Urban Estate Phase II, Urban Estate Phase I, Cool Road, BMC Chowk and others said that this was the most effective way to combat the Corona virus. The said that while people should exercise self restraints by exercising ‘self Home Quarantine’ whereas at the mass level it should be executed through ‘theekari pehras’ in the villages/ mohallas thereby debarring any unauthorized movement in their respective localities. They said that while in rural areas ‘theekari pehras’ were already prevalent it needs to be replicated in the urban areas too. 

The Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Police said that the curfew has been already imposed strictly in the district for saving the precious lives of people adding that in case movement was allowed with authorized passes it must be practiced with ‘social distancing’. However, they said that more than curfew self restriction by people could do wonders in effectively combating Corona Virus. Both the officers said that it was need of the hour to ensure that people remain safe and healthy. 

The Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Police said the administration was duty-bound to ensure strict enforcement of curfew, for which the security forces were already on toes. They said that appropriate action as per law was already being initiated against the people who were violating the curfew. At vllage Samrai and Diwali they also had detailed deliberations with the villagers on ‘theekri pehras’. Both the officers also patted the cops who were rendering service 24X7 for strict enforcement of curfew in wake of the Corona Virus.

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