Buses to run in TN
Tamil Nadu

Buses to run in TN

S Murari

The Tamil Nadu on Sunday clarified on Sunday that State-run buses will run despite the lockdown in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Erode districts as part of the drive against Covid19.It said 50 per cent of the buses would run till March 31.Kanchipuram and Erode District Collectors Ponniah and Kathvan told reporters that buses would ply within the districts.Confusion following that these three and 72 districts in the country should be isolated.Accordingly the State Government suspended inter-district and inter-State bus services till the month-end.There was no official word about imposition of Sec 144 in these three districts. The government extended till 5 am Monday morning the people s curfew which ended at 9 pm elsewhere in the country. Lest it should be taken as a diktat, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami appealed to the people to observe the extended curfew