Admin orders halting of outdoor sports activities in Handwara Tehsil in wake of rise in covid cases

Handwara, July 12: The authorities in Handwara tehsil of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district Monday ordered the halting of outdoor sports activities in the tehsil in order to curb the spread of Covid-19. 

In this regard an order reads that in order to curb the spread of Covid-19, all the outdoor sports related activities where people gather in huge numbers are strictly prohibited henceforth till further orders in the territorial jurisdiction of Tehsil Handwara.

“Naib Tehsildars, Executive Magistrate 1st Class Handwara and I/C Police Post Handwara shall ensure strict implementation of the order in letter and spirit. In addition, it is impressed upon all the village level surveillance committees and Tehsil level surveillance committee members/teams to keep close vigil within their respective jurisdiction regarding the matter by involving concerned PRI members/ Lumberdars/ Village guards,” it reads.

The order states that if any person/group/organization was found involved in the breach of this order shall be booked under relevant provisions of law. kns

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