Kathmandu : The Kathmandu Valley has seen a lot of traffic on the first day of the 10 day prohibition. According to the traffic police, more vehicles were plying on the roads of the Kathmandu Valley on Friday.
Police estimate that there is a lot of traffic due to the illusion that the prohibition has been relaxed. Police, on the other hand, stopped the vehicles other than the emergency services and kept them at the holding center.
Nepal Police has also admitted that an unnatural crowd was seen in Kathmandu Valley on Friday. Nepal Police Spokesperson Basanta Bahadur Kunwar said that the crowd may have increased due to the general perception that the prohibition was relaxed. He informed that discussions are underway on how to manage the risk of covid as it is not low.
Police have been checking various places in Kathmandu to enforce the prohibition. Despite the prohibition on crowds due to the corona infection, a crowd of vehicle and their drivers can be seen at the police checkpoint.
The government has decided to allow the opening of grocery stores, workshops and construction works in the prohibition that started on Friday.