Ban on entry of non-essential cargo items in Bengal

Kolkata, Mar 22 (PTI) The West Bengal government has stopped the movement of all non-essential cargo items in the state from Sunday midnight till March 31, amid the spurt in COVID-19 cases across the country, an official order said No non-essential items carried in national permit- holding goods vehicles such as trucks and trailers will be allowed to enter the state from outside for the next nine days starting Sunday midnight, the order issued by the state transport department said.

The ban on entry of goods vehicles carrying non- essential cargo items will be in force till March 31, it added. PTI AMR RMS RMS