Total Bengal Lockdown on Sep 12 withdrawn;Sep 11 stays

Kolkata, Sep 10 (UNI) Keeping in mind the interest of the candidates for NEET,2020, examination, slated for September 13, the West Bengal Government has decided to withdraw September 12 total lockdown across the state. Announcing this, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday tweeted, ” GoWB had initially announced a statewide lockdown on Sep 11th & 12th. “
” Considering the NEET 2020 examination scheduled on 13th, we have received numerous requests from the student community on lifting lockdown norms on 12th, helping ease their travel to examination centres, ” said Ms Banerjee.
” Keeping their interest in mind, while keeping the statewide lockdown as it is on Sep 11th, it has been decided to cancel the lockdown on 12th, so that the students can attend the examination on 13th without any apprehensions or concerns. I wish them all the very best, ” Ms Banerjee added.
However, the state will witness complete shutdown tomorrow, which is in continuation of the earlier bi-weekly shutdown since July 23 to break the pandemic chain.
Tomorrow is the eleventh day of total lockdown in the state and second this month after July 23, 25, 29, August 05, 08, 20, 21, 27, 31 and September 07.
The State Government also extended lockdown in containment zones up to September 30. Earlier, the containment zones lockdown was in force till August 31.


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