West Bengal imposes bi-weekly lockdown from today to curb spread of coronavirus; shops closed, buses off roads, airport open
The West Bengal government led by CM Mamata Banerjee has imposed a bi-weekly complete state-wide lockdown starting from Thursday. This has been done to curb the spread of deadly coronavirus infection in the state. Due to lockdown, normal life has come to a standstill across West Bengal on Thursday. All shops are shut and all modes of transport are off the road as part of the state government’s plan to clamp restrictions two days a week.