No permission for New Year celebrations in public places
Superintendent of Police Adnan Nayeem Asmi made it clear that there will be no permissions given to hold New Year celebrations in public places on the midnight of December 31 in view of covid-19 pandemic situation and new strain scare.
Kakinada: Superintendent of Police Adnan Nayeem Asmi made it clear that there will be no permissions given to hold New Year celebrations in public places on the midnight of December 31 in view of covid-19 pandemic situation and new strain scare. He said that nobody should hold the celebrations at public places, highways, across the roads and nobody should cut cakes and organise parties. He said that the shops and establishments, bars, wine shops, restaurants and others should be closed at their prescribed time. If they open their shops beyond the time, they should be punished stringently. He warned the people of illicit behaviour against women, hurting the feeling and sentiments of the people. He said that nobody should burst crackers, making inconvenience to the people, drunk and drive, bike racing, hue and cry, running bikes by removing bike silencers and other acts.
He said that additional forces would be deployed on the night of December 31 and police pickets would be set up in prominent junctions. He requested the people to cooperate with the police in protecting law and order.
Rajamahendravarm Rural North Zone DSP K Venkateswar Rao asked the people not to come onto the streets for celebrating the New Year during this period of Covid-19. He said that already Section 144 and 30 in force as per the instructions of the officials. DSP instructed the people to celebrate the occasion in their houses. He made it clear that making of noise on the roads would be treated seriously and followed by stringent action.
Many political leaders including MLAs, MLCs and MPs and others have distanced themselves from celebrating the New Year in view of the second wave Covid-19. They also issued statements advising their well-wishers not to visit their houses on the eve of New Year because of the Covid-19.
Kakinada MLA Dwarampudi Chandrasekhara Reddy (YSRC), Kakinada MP Vanga Geetha (YSRC), Mandapet MLA Vegulla Jogeswara Rao (TD), Reddy Subrahmanyam (TD), Jana Sena leader Pantham Nanaji, Rajamahendravaram YSRC leader Pantam Kondala Rao and others requested the people not to visit their places for extending new year greetings in view of covid-19 pandemic and new strain scare.
The leaders requested the people to hold the celebrations in their homes and maintain social distance when they come out from the homes and wash their hands with soaps.