Mangaluru, Aug 03, 2021: ADGP (Law and Order) Pratap Reddy who visited the Talapady border between Mangaluru and Kasargod on August 3, Tuesday, has instructed the district administration as well as the Police Department to initiate stern measures in the border in the wake of spiralling cases of Covid infection in Kerala.
No one without a Covid negative report must be allowed to enter the district, he said. Entry will be permitted only in cases of emergency, students need to produce their exam hall ticket, he said. Those coming from Kerala by train are made to undergo test at the Town Hall, he said.
He said the senior officials of the district are in constant touch with the Kasargod district administration and there was no confusion.
Deputy Commissioner Dr K V Rajendra, City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar, SP Rishikesh Sonavane were present.
There is a long queue of vehicles on either side of the Talapady border.
Meanwhile many from Kerala even staged a sit-in protest and demanded that the present rule be revoked.