BARPETA: People who were working in other parts of the country are now returning home after the outbreak of the pandemic COVID-19 and this has caused panic among the people of the district. People who had come by pick-up van, tempo, Traveller and Winger were stopped for screening test near Baradi police reserve by Barpeta district administration. Himangshu Das, DTO (I/C), along with other officials, conducted the screening test in different places. Afterwards, the vehicles are seized.
Meanwhile, despite strict orders issued by the district administration, some passenger vehicles continued to operate in the district. On Tuesday, police seized 30 passenger vehicles at Chenga Tarabari.