Srinagar Makes Face Mask Compulsory In Public Places

Srinagar, July 19 (KNS): The administration in srinagar on Tuesday has ordered use of face masks compulsory at all the public places in Srinagar with immediate effect.  

An order from the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar said, "In order to safeguard public health and wellbeing, I, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, IAS, Chairperson, District Disaster Management Authority / Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, in exercise of powers vested in me under Section-34 of Disaster Management Act, 2005, do hereby order that the use of masks shall be compulsory at all public places In District Srinagar, with immediate effect, till further orders

"Moreover, all District/ Sectoral Officers shall ensure usage of face masks by all officers/ officials in the offices, " it said

The move comes after Bandipora and Ganderbal administrations took similar measures and made face mask compulsory in public places(KNS)

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