Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanswamy has ordered the imposition of section 144 of CrPC in the union territory.
Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister wrote: “I appeal to all to stay at home for safety. #Puducherry is completely lockdown except essential services for safety of people. Situations are being monitored closely. People must follow only Official instructions. I thank people for their cooperation. Stay home ! Stay Safe !!”
"All essential Govt services will continue & shops selling essential items such as milk, food items, medicines, etc will remain open," he tweeted on Sunday.