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Traffic piles up at P’kula border, so does confusion




chandigarh, chandigarh drivings, driving while talking, chandigarh traffic rules, chandigarh road safety, chandigarh traffic police, chandigarh news, indian express To keep away from the queues, persons are making an attempt to enter by MDC Panchkula. Panchkula DCP Mohit Handa mentioned they’re following the orders of the District Magistrate. (Express File)

 

Serpentine queues of automobiles have been but once more witnessed on the Chandigarh-Panchkula border on Tuesday. Although those that returned from Chandigarh to Panchkula have been being allowed entry after thermal scanning, but confusion prevailed.

In the night as site visitors piled up on the housing board gentle level, Panchkula officers at borders have been requested to permit automobiles bearing Panchkula and Chandigarh registration quantity and people with residence proof or official ID playing cards pertaining to UT.

A Panchkula resident who works in a authorities workplace in UT mentioned that he was allowed to depart Panchkula within the morning but it surely took him 45 minutes to return by the housing board level. “From the border near FR light point, there is no checking at all so most of the Panchkula people enter Manimajra from there to avoid rush. But while coming back, if one has to use the housing board, the border is sealed and thermal scanning is being done. It takes about 45 minutes to one hour to cross that route,” he mentioned, requesting anonymity.

To keep away from the queues, persons are making an attempt to enter by MDC Panchkula. Panchkula DCP Mohit Handa mentioned they’re following the orders of the District Magistrate. “We are following the DM’s orders and allowing all government officials, officials of High Court, health officials and those on essential service providers’ list on the production of official ID,” Handa mentioned.

The orders handed by the DM say those that work outdoors Panchkula should reside outdoors and the outsiders who work within the district should shift right here. Daily motion shouldn’t be allowed. The order has left main firms, industrialists and distributors in a repair as they’re returned from the borders. Associations have blamed the administration for “adding to their problems” by imposing such a ban on motion amongst Tricity.

Even passes by the Panchkula district are being given out sparingly. The administration has even housed its staffers in Panchkula’s relaxation homes itself. Meanwhile, folks getting into Panchkula are being screened and a register is maintained. People are additionally requested to obtain Aarogya setu app.

UT Adviser Manoj Parida mentioned he’s coordinating with authorities of neighbouring cities to make sure clean commute.

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