Weekend shutdown: ID cards, vehicle passes necessary during travel


Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Friday issued a travel advisory for weekend shutdown in twin city Bhubaneswar and Cuttack till the end of June.

The sectors coming under emergency and essential services category will be allowed to carry out activities during 48-hour complete shutdown every week.

The state government has imposed shutdown on Saturdays and Sundays in 11 districts to contain the spread of coronavirus.

It has asked to carry user ID and vehicle pass issued by the establishment during the movement in delivering essential services.

Notably, the shutdown will be in force on every Saturday and Sunday in a week in the districts included Ganjam, Puri, Nayagarh, Khordha, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Balangir, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur and Balasore.