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Whereas vide order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A). Dated 24.03.2020, the Union Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India had issued an order under Section 10(2)(1) of Disaster Management Act, stipulating lockdown measures for containment of COVID-19 in the country.
Whereas the same order was extended vide letter dated 14.04.2020 to remain in force till 3rd May, 2020 all over the country.
Whereas the above lockdown order was extended upto 17.05.2020 by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India vide order dated 01.05.2020.
Whereas the above lockdown order has now been extended upto 31.08.2020 by Ministry of Home Affairs Government of Indi vide order dated 29.07.2020.
Whereas vide order No. Z 28015/19/2020-EMR dated 30.04.2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has included U.T, Chandigarh in the official list of RED ZONE in the country.
Whereas the issue of outbreak of COVID-19 in Chandigarh was further studied and examined by a Committee comprising Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, District Magistrate, Senior Superintendent of Police and Director Health Services and a considered view emerged that the following affected zones need to be declared as CONTAINMENT ZONE for in ensure screening, sanitization and medical treatment.
i. 6 Houses having No.s 320, 321, 321(B), 325, 327/1 and 327/3 in Pipli Wala Town, Manimajra.
ii. Top Floor of 106-C Block of EWS Colony, Dhanas.
Therefore, the undersigned, in his capacity as Chairperson of State Executive Committee of State Disaster Management Authority hereby declares and above areas/pockets within the Union Territory of Chandigarh as “CONTAINMENT ZONE” w.e.f 00.00 hours on 4th August, 2020.
The stipulations mentioned in Ministry of Home Affairs order dated 29.07.2020 regarding restrictions in Containment Zone will be strictly adhered to.