Police tells essential services officials, doctors, journalists to use I-Card during lockdown
By: Muzamil Bhat CK
Police and authorities on Thursday said there would be hassle free movement of all the essential services during the lockdown period. Police have asked all these people connected with essential services including doctors, and journalists to carry their identity card and they would be honoured on the ground.
According to the local news agency KNO Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar on Thursday said that all the police units have been directed to facilitate the hassle free movement of doctors, health care workers and journalists during the lockdown period in Kashmir.
According to a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the IGP has asked the media men associated with both print and electronic to carry identity proofs with them.
Pertinently, the government has announced lockdown in several J-K districts from Thursday evening to Monday morning. The decision has been taken in wake of the spike in the COVID-19 cases.
“During the #LockdownPeriod, all the #Police Units have been directed to “facilitate hassle free “Movement of Doctors, Health Workers and Essential Services. For any assistance #Dial-112: IGP Kashmir,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
“During the #LockdownPeriod, all the #Police Units have been directed to “facilitate hassle free “Movement of Journalists -both Print and Electronic. Journalists are requested to carry Identity Cards.For any assistance #Dial-112: IGP Kashmir,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
With inputs from KNO