B’ghat residents rue crater-filled roads

“A group of officials are hand in glove with such encroachers and they are encouraging the local people to occupy government land. The administrative board has remained silent on this. As the drains are occupied, there is no outlet for the water, which now flows on the roads. No one is ready to take the responsibility of the maintenance of the roads,” said one resident of Ward 22, Ranjit Das.

BJP candidate protests continue

It may be recalled here that a group of BJP supporters last night vandalised a party office and set it on fire at Buniadpur in protest against the party's move to nominate Nilanjan Roy as the election candidate there.

Eight police stations to use one drone to check crowds

“The government has made the use of masks mandatory for everyone at public places, but very few people are presently using the masks, even in municipality areas,” sources said. The district police has been claiming all along that a campaign is going on to make the people aware of the lockdown.

People flout lockdown orders

However, the police and the administration started doing the needful after 11 am and asked people to follow the lockdown orders.