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Will there be another lockdown in Bengaluru: Here is what to expect

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Bengaluru, Apr 20: Karnataka is set to decide on restrictions in the state amidst the fresh surge of COVID-19.

On Monday, the government took suggestions from Bengaluru MPs, ministers and legislators of all parties.

Will there be another lockdown in Bengaluru: Here is what to expect

Following the meeting, Revenue Minster, R Ashok said that all MLAs and MPs were against imposing a lockdown. However they recommended struct measures, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 attended the meeting through video conferencing.

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Some MLAs were of the view that Section 144 should be imposed across Bengaluru to curb movement of people. Others felt that the night curfew should begin at 8 pm instead of 10 pm.

While a majority of the leaders are against a lockdown, Bengaluru is most likely to have an earlier night curfew and also stricter curbs on movement during the day.

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