KALAIGAON: Social distancing is important in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But some people in Kalaigaon have been violating the social distancing norm on a number of occasions during the lockdown.
The State Government has made certain relaxations in the lockdown, especially for essential commodities, including free of cost rice and to avail the money under the Prime Minister’s Jan Dhan Yojana for the needy people. However, to avail these facilities, some sections of people have been violating social distancing norms. People can be seen crowding in front of Seva Kendras of banks in Balipara under Kalaigaon police station, violating all social distancing norms.
To avail the money under the Prime Minister’s Jan Dhan Yojana, the Common Service Centre (CSC) of the banks have been allowed to open. In Kalaigaon area, people can be seen crowding in front of such CSCs since morning. Besides violating the social distancing norm, most people do not even wear masks.