People throng shops amid lockdown fears

People throng shops amid lockdown fears

An entrance to the vegetable and fruit market, Sector 26, Chandigarh, choked by vehicles of people who thronged shops to make purchases amid lockdown fears on Monday. Manoj Mahajan

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 3

Amid fears of a complete lockdown, residents thronged grocery and liquor shops, and fruit and vegetable market in Sector 26.

Speculation over the implementation of a total lockdown by the UT Administration after the Haryana Government yesterday announced a weeklong lockdown and the Punjab Government imposed stricter restrictions amid the increasing Covid-19 cases, residents rushed to the markets to stock household goods.

People failed to show the Covid appropriate behavior during shopping.

Meanwhile, the UT Administration gave a day’s time to the residents to prepare for the week-long restrictions.

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