Ludhiana, November 28, 2020: Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today flagged off the IEC van in order to aware people of the Covid 19. The IEC van has banners and all the information regarding coronavirus on it. It will go in every nook and corner of the city and make aware people of Covid 19.
He was also accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma, ADC (D) Sandeep Kumar, MC Councillor Mamta Ashu, besides several others.
While speaking on the occasion, Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that Punjab is going through a crucial time as the number of cases has started rising again. “But we all need to keep ourselves motivated. For that, we should follow the Punjab government guidelines. We should wear masks, maintain social distancing and we should wash our hands at short intervals. I request the people of Punjab to Stay at home and stay safe from this virus. Our efforts are worthless without people’s cooperation,” he said.
Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to the residents to strictly follow the government directions if they want to keep their families safe from the effects of Covid 19. He assured that the District Administration is ready to tackle the second wave of Covid 19.
On this occasion, Civil surgeon, Ludhiana Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bagga said that awareness is the only thing we can do till the time we have the vaccine. But, awareness is a two-way process. The government is making people aware of various methods from day one. “But some people are not following government directions. I request all the people to kindly stay at home and follow the guidelines issued by the Punjab government. Otherwise, we have to see a bad phase in this second wave of covid 19,” he said.
From Our Correspondent.