Lockdown likely to extend by 1 week in DK, decision to be made on Jun 11: Minister Kota Srinivas


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (DV)
 
Mangaluru, Jun 10: District in-charge minister, Kota Srinivas Poojary on Thursday, June 10 talked about the possibility of extension of a lockdown in the state. Speaking on the matter the minister said, "Chief minister BS Yediyurappa has reviewed the Covid-19 situation of eight districts in the state. We have urged the chief minister to provide sufficient vaccines to the district. We also explained how our programme 'Vaidyara Nade Halliya Kade' is effectively operating in the state."
 
He was speaking to the media after holding a virtual meeting with the CM.
 
We have sought to provide certain relaxations for industries. CM has accepted it. We have also informed the CM of the ways the district administration is handling the Covid-19 situation.
 
 
"It is likely that the lockdown will continue for one more week after June 14. However, a decision on this will be taken tomorrow in a meeting with the MP and MLAs of the district. The chief minister has given the district administration the freedom to make a decision on this matter," he said.
 
"In the meeting, we will think of providing relaxation to industries and daily wagers after June 14," the minister said.
 
 
 
 
 
  

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  • manoj, mangalore

    Fri, Jun 11 2021

    boss.. lockdown is not only solution for CORONA. please increase the number of free vaccine.

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  • naveen mascarenhas, derabail

    Fri, Jun 11 2021

    Very good decision Sir.please continue lockdown till Dec 2021 but at the same time kindly provide the public with food and free electricity your decision be highly appreciated you will not need to campaign for your next elections

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  • kujuma, mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 11 2021

    Dear Naveen, you are living in India...dont ask for food during lockdown.. if required near derebail church cemetery one old hotel is there..i forgot the name of the person..you can eat sajjige bajil there.. now during the rule of chaiwala you ask for only mandir, CAA and NRC..they are most important to the country..you have to hold back your hunger... Jai puli kali and marwai masa

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  • Monty Dotor, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 11 2021

    New covid guidelines mention that masks are BANNED in kids as "masks may pose safety issues".The so called experts have now learned a lesson it seems.When will they learn that lockdown are not effective but counterproductive.

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  • Ms DSouza, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    This lockdown has become a joke , I don't know whom are they fooling. The kind of traffic you see in the mornings in Mangalore city , it seems like everything is possible. No one is checking anything. Necessary things need to be opened. As much as online working should be encouraged but some offices continue to work especially the private. No one questions them. Rules are only for common people. They say positivity rate is 15% in DK, I wonder to what extend its true with the number of deaths being hidden. No one is taking anything seriously. People are least bothered. Why domestic flights and trains are allowed to run still I don't get that logic if you say a lockdown. It seems the saying is true ,"Some are equal, some are more equal." God save us!!!

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  • Rehna, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Can the minister give a break up of how many patients are from Dakishna Kannada and patients from other districts. As the patients of other districts are treated here and due to it the numbers may be increasing and due to it the people are facing hardships.

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  • Sunil Kumar, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Nana next week end anaga panper kuda extend pandh.. mokleg nenep unlock malpere

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  • Pili, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    All these people are only for announcing lockdown and nothing else. Reporting about covid onky has become their day to day life. Nothing else matters. Just visit nehru maidan ..how many people suffer..

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  • Dev, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Disgusting decision making. Why they aren't concerned about people who are the main stakeholders or sufferers due to these politicians who have forgotten what hunger is and what penniless people are going through. We have to blame ourselves for electing these unpad people to lead us and by bowing ourselves for each dictats by them. People should get educated to expose these fake pandemic scare created by to market their vaccines and to profiteering through treatments. Unless people wake up this scamdemic will continue in next year too. I had warned some people who claimed we beat corona in 14 hours one or two weeks by sharing the real picture about real viral infections which will end in December. Again in February I had forewarned about impending lockdowns in May which got postponed only due to farmers agitation and elections in 5 states. Now every word is reality despite getting blamed as conspiracy theorist. Next year expect in April what is started in May this year. Unless our politicians learn a lesson now they will continue this drama forever. Option is freedom or tyranny.

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  • Jay, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Then please dont vaccinate yourself. As that vaccune may be available for the needy. Just stop your hypocracy.

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  • Kishan, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    It's really unfortunate to see this selective approach... Few countries have banned and have made travel restrictions but here we are welcoming Airways and railways knowingly there is a chance or spread of infection even after knowing the fact. See I don't have any enmity.. As a responsible citizen, Now at this juncture who is to be blamed.. Whether to blame ourselves or the government... Its like fighting with an imaginary wind with a sword...

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  • Varun, mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    yes govt mishandled the corona situation.. mainly central govt... but, what i noticed in mangalore city is general public is not taking it seriously... too many vehicles on road... too much crowd everywhere... whole family coming out for shopping.. only govt cant bring down the corona case..people need to act responsible.. calling it buddivantara nadu is actually laughable now a days..

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  • Hilda Pinto, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    I fully agree with you Mr Varun.. We sit and blame the Gov and administration.. But people are soo careless.. I really do not understsnd in spite of soo much of awarness why people behave like this.. Many still are not ready take vaccines..Somehow that seriousness is not there at all.

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  • sense_shetty, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Bangalore you can open ..?but why not Mangalore ?..It took all the people who came from Bangalore and Mumbai during lockdown .. The Govt should ban travel of people from Bangalore and other dist to mangalore for a while .The MLA here should take a strong objection This is all data fudging

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  • Daniel, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    If we ban travel from different districts or state's tomorrow high court notice will come... It is people rights....

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  • Roshni, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Pls open passport seva Kendra,need to renew it. I will loose my job otherwise

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  • Pramila, Manipal

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Last year Passport seva kendra was one of the last institutions to be opened in September, after the whole country got unlocked. We can only hope that it won't be the same this time.

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  • Jd, Mlr

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    It is open for appointment, just booked one

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  • Elwyn Goveasl, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    How about people's livelihood or daily bread?.

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  • kavin, udupi

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    likely , unlikely, may be , need to check . we are tired of this. Kindly discuss with relevant autorities or those who are responsible to take decision and give one statement. so many people, businessman, students, patients, daily workers, , small bsuiness man, big bsuiness owners , NRI's need to take important decision based on lockdown dates.

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  • Thele, Kollakabail

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Don't worry. Wait till tomorrow end of day dude.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Nallasopara

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Better be Safe than Sorry ...

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  • Balram, Dendoor Katte

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Better extend for two weeks after June 14. Thanks.

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  • Ash, Mlr

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Sure, you pay us salary

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  • Fff, Mqngqlore

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    He is online. Work from home. Resting like a king or a goverment worker

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  • Sameer, Riyadh

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Sunny Deol saying 'Tareekh pe Tareekh'.... Businesses Gotha...

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  • Balram, Dendoor Katte

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Better we prolong upto Aati...and restart on Sona. After which no extension please. Thanks.

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  • Jai Hind, India

    Thu, Jun 10 2021

    Sameer THE SLAVE of gulf concentrate on your Islam country. Dont simply poke your dirty nose here 😜😂😀😆 slave of arabs

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