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Ahmedabad curfew order triggers panic buying in city

Nov 20, 2020 16:57 IST

Following Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's announcement of the imposition of a curfew due to the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in Gujarat, people were seen panic buying on Friday. Scores of people thronged Kalupur Market on Friday morning. Ahmedabad has announced that a curfew will be imposed from 9 pm on Friday (November 20) to 6 am on Monday (November 23), and only shops selling milk and medicines will be allowed to open during this two-day curfew. Meanwhile, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani clarified on Friday morning that there is no possibility of a fresh lockdown in the state.

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