Demand solution in view of the Coronavirus pandemic situation
Marimata lane is considered to be the biggest mobile accessories market in Vadodara. However the people and the shopkeepers put the Covid 19 guidelines at stake and not following the rules. On Wednesday the locals raised their protest against the crowding of market and demand a solution in view of the Coronavirus pandemic situation.
The city witness spike the cases everyday and the administration is taking every step to prevent the spread the infection. After unlock 2 markets are open with strict safety guidelines, but at many places the rules are violated openly by the people. Marimata lane is one such place where people are violating social distancing rules and putting their lives in danger.
On Wednesday, outraged with the situation local residents protested against the mobile accessories shop owners for non compliance with the government’s policy in the ongoing Corona pandemic. According to the residents, the instructions issued by the government are not being followed by the traders of mobiles in Marimata’s lane.
Shops were kept closed on Sundays before the epidemic and now shopkeepers are not following the rule of closing shops on Sundays in view of the ongoing situation.
Traffic jams occur often in the area due to haphazard parking and proved to be dangerous for the senior citizens as overcrowding has created an atmosphere of fear of spreading corona infections. Despite written and verbal representations to the administration in this regard, the problem has not been resolved and today they have gathered and protested.
They will also submit application to the District Collector, Municipal Commissioner and Commissioner of Police to make sure that people here abide by the rules of social distancing and wear mask.