In four days and 200 km of walking, Pravin Kumar, 46, was stopped at every checkpoint. Police checked whether he and 11 others with him had their Aadhaar cards and then waved them on, with an instruction to maintain “social distancing”.
In the constituencies held by the BJP, ruling party MLAs will make the presentations. And in the segments where the BJP lost, chairpersons of boards and others with minister rank will make the presentations.
The police move follows anxiety among the people after reports that more than 270 people are being monitored across the state by the Health Department as they had recently made trips to China, which is battling the coronavirus challenge.
Only if these parameters are met will prohibitions laid down for forest areas under the Forest Conservation Act be applicable in those areas, and one will have to obtain clearance from the Forest Department to do any activity in that area, it was announced.
In an exercise that began on Wednesday in UP, BJP leaders will reach out to more than one crore families and tell them about the CAA, give them a pamphlet about the amended law, ask them to dial a toll-free number to extend support to the CAA, and share their contact details on a form.
Apart from traditional subjects such as astrology and vedas, students of Sanskrit schools in Uttarakhand will now study Computer Science and Yoga. Also, English, which was offered as an optional subject so far, can now be taken up as a compulsory subject.