Hyderabad: Director of Public Health (DPH) Dr G Srinivasa Rao on Monday said that there was no plan to impose lockdown or night curfew in Telangana. Responding to reports, which were making rounds in several social media platforms, which claimed that lockdowns and other restrictions will be imposed in the State, Dr Srinivasa Rao made it clear that there were no such plans.
“There will be no lockdown and night curfew in the state, in any circumstances. There is some false/misleading news circulating on social media about lockdown and night curfew. I request you not to carry such rumors,” DPH in a press release said.
The DPH said that if such unverified news or claims continue to get circulated in social media platforms then strict action will be taken on individuals, based on the provisions in the Epidemics Act.