Ramban: Ramban district witnessed an overwhelming response to weekend lockdown on Saturday.
Most of the people confined themselves to houses whereas shops selling non-essential commodities in markets of various towns remained shut.
Earlier, District Magistrate Ramban Mussarat Islam, who is also the Chairperson of District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Ramban ordered restrictions under Section 144 CrPC, Section 34 of Disaster Management Act, 2005, and Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
The order stated that there should be complete restrictions on non-essential movement during weekends in the entire Ramban district with effect from January 15 till further orders apart from night restrictions which are already in place.
Senior Superintendent of Police Ramban has been asked to ensure enforcement of the order in letter and spirit.