Police security to be arranged in front of liquor shops
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that a special police force will be deployed in front of the liquor shops as liquor sales resumes in state. The chief minister has also directed not to entertain any violation of law and order and COVID safety protocol.
The scheme to assign volunteers as police guards will be implemented on Thursday. They will be appointed with Motor Cycle Brigade for monitoring quarantine violation and with Janamaithri police for welfare activities in containment zones. The police officers who are engaged in field work should wear PPE kits. The help of sponsors will be sought for PPE kits, the chief minister said.
No trial in textiles
The chief minister also advised the public not to try on readymade dresses at textile shops. Wearing dresses tried by other people will cause spread of the coronavirus. The textile shop staff also should be aware of this matter. Not more than the allowed number of people should enter the shop at a time.
Avoid farewell celebrations
Many government employees are retiring on May 31. They are requested to limit the farewell programmes considering the gravity of the situation. SSLC and higher secondary exams are progressing now. The students have a celebration during the last day of exams. They should avoid such gatherings and celebrations in this situation and return home after exams following the safety guidelines, the chief minister said.