SRINAGAR — After receiving reports that Parimpora Fruit Mandi has become a nuisance amid COVID-19 threat where people don’t maintain social distancing, authorities have decided to close the Mandi except from 8 to 12 pm every day.
A top government official said that they were receiving continuous reports that people violate government norms and don’t maintain social distancing at Fruit Mandi Parimpora. “We have decided to curtail the functioning hours of the Mandi. During the four-hour business at the Mandi, all guidelines will be followed in letter and spirit.”
The official said that law enforcement agencies will take care of the fruit mandi while strict action will be initiated against violators.
He said that from May beginning, the Parimpora Fruit Mandi will operate only from 8 in the morning and get closed at 12 noon. “Concerned police have been asked to implement the order in letter and spirit,” he added.
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