In the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases in Assam, especially in Guwahati, the state BJP unit has decided to temporarily keep its State Office close till June 30.
“As directed by Assam BJP president Ranjit Dass, it has been decided to keep the central office of state BJP unit in Guwahati close from June 25 to June 30,” an official release stated on Wednesday.
It may be mentioned here that with the exponential increase in COVID-19 cases in Guwahati, a total lockdown has been imposed in 11 wards of the city.
The lockdown, which began from Tuesday at 9 pm, will be in place for the next 14 days.
The lockdown has been imposed with the aim to prevent the further spread of coronavirus in the city.
The wards where lockdown will come into effect are 2,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15 and 16.
Areas covered during the lockdown in these wards are as follows–
Ward 2– Ferry Ghat colony 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. New Railway Colony, Institute Colony, Triangular Colony, LOCO Colony, BBC Colony, Parts of Sadilapur, Garpandu, Jaymati Nagar
Ward 3– Rest Camp Colony, Water Works Railway Colony, Temple Ghat Colony, Maligaon Baripara area, Garpandu area, Adabari, Adabari Railway Colony, Green Park Colony, Ananda Nagar and Maligaon area
Ward 4– Kamakhya Temple, Kamakhya Colony area, Pandu Nath Nasti and Kalipur area and rest of Maligaon area
Ward 5– Maligaon Railway Colony (East and West), Gotanagar Railway Colony (West, Central and East), Gosala Railway Colony, Durgasarobar and Santipur, Bhutnath
Ward 6– Direnpara, Ganeshpara, Manpara, Datalpara, Kotahbari, Gorchuk and parts of Jyotikuchi.
Ward 7– Parts of Gotanagar, Gotanagar NC, Maligaon NC, Fatasil NC, Durgasarobar, Fatasil, Dhirenpara Hill Side
Ward 8– Kumarpara, Machkhowa, Athgaon (part), Bharalumukh
Ward 9– Chatribari, Krishna Nagar, Tokobari, Fancy Bazar, Athgaon (part)
Ward 10 (part)– Panbazar, Fancybazar (part), Solapara
Ward 15– Bishnupur, Natunbasti, Bimalanagar, Mahendra Nagar, Sankarpur, Fatasil (part)
Ward 16– Bhaskar Nagar, Barsapara, Dhirenpara (part), Anadanagar, Rongpathar