Kolkata, Aug 12: The West Bengal Government on Wednesday changed the dates for the complete lockdown in the state. West Bengal has withdrawn the statewide lockdown on 28 August.
As per the new changes the lockdown will be enforced on August 20 and 21 and August 27 and 31, the government order (289-CS/2020 dated 12.o8.2020 ) said. This time too requests and appeals have been received to relax the lockdown on certain dates.
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Order said, “ Several communications have been received citing difficulty to conduct of business and banking-operations because of 2 days lockdown during Thursday and Friday in the last week of august followed by one-day lockdown on the following Monday. Whereas the state government has considered the requests of relaxation of lockdown as would be necessary and essential.”