Huge crowd flout social distancing norms in TN's Madurai as Diwali nears

This is the season of festival in India and people are rushing to the markets in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. Ahead of Diwali, a huge crowd was seen at Vilakkuthoon area. People thronged markets to make purchases for the festival. Social distancing norms were flouted as people came out for Diwali shopping. As per MoHFW, Tamil Nadu reported over 2,000 cases on Nov 12.