Govt Announces Lockdown, No Individual Allowed To Step Out Until Mar. 31


The Rising Nepal

By TRN Online, Kathmandu, March 23: The government has prohibited everyone from coming out of their houses from 24-31 March, with people involved in essential services being the exception.

Likewise, the government has decided to halt all public transportation services until March 31, informed Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Ishwar Pokharel, at a press meet held today.

The decision was taken in line with Infectious Disease Control Act, 2020. If someone goes against the decision, s/he will be punished as per the same Act, said Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada.