Karsiang, July 23: A seven-day lockdown has been declared in the surrounding areas, including all municipalities in the GTA area, from next Sunday due to the corona, GTA chairman Anit Thapa said.
Anit Thapa said a meeting was held between the district governor of Darjeeling and the chief secretary of the GTA on the Corona situation in the hills. He also spoke to the district magistrate of Kalimpong by phone.
The decision to lockdown in the GTA area was taken at today’s meeting. Apart from this, Darjeeling Municipality, Kalimpong Municipality, Sukna Tindharia including Karsiang, Suke Pokhari, Pokhrebung and Bijanbari markets have been ordered to be closed.