Odisha: Bhubaneswar’s Market Building Sealed Before Raja

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today sealed Market Building and its adjacent areas in Unit-II area for seven days as social distancing, one of the most important norms of COVID-19 went for a toss.

Huge crowds of shoppers had gathered at Market Building, the hub for garment retail in the capital city for the ‘Raja’ festival.

There were complaints of shoppers not wearing face masks and not maintaining social distancing as well. The area was sealed by BMC Zonal Deputy Commissioner.