Assam BJP leaders flout social distancing norms at event
Amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed by the Centre to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, social distancing norms were flouted at a felicitation programme and meeting in Assam's Karimganj district.
Defying all social distancing norms, few BJP leaders of Karimganj district recently held a meeting to felicitate the newly appointed Chairman of Karimganj district's Development Authority at Karimganj town. A large number of BJP leaders including former MLA Mission Ranjan Das and other party workers were present at the event.
In a video of the meeting, many BJP leaders, workers were seen defying all social distancing norms and government orders as they felicitated newly appointed Chairman of Karimganj district, Development Authority Biswarup Bhattacharya.
A large number of BJP leaders and workers were present at the event with zero distancing maintained between them.
Some BJP leaders were also seen hugging each other at the meeting.
The newly appointed Chairman of Karimganj district Development Authority was also seen taking oath in a ceremonial function at the event
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed people of the nation to maintain social distancing and follow government orders.