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Forget safety, for Amdavadis dalwada is more important than life during rains!


When it rains, Amdavadis need dalwada come COVID or Tauktae. Unmindful of the dangers of crowding during CVOID times and the risk of moving out during a cyclonic storm, many Amdavadis patiently waited outside a Dalwada centre to book their share of the delicacy that is popular during monsoon.

The AMC needless to say was not pleased after pictures of long queue outside the Anand Dalwada centre. The civic body sealed the shop for not only violating COVID norms but also for the 50% staff rule.

The long queue outside the Anand Dalwada centre at Ankur had gone viral and the officials of AMC raided the place. It found that against the norm of calling just 50% staff the shop was working at full strength. It sealed the shop for violating COVID and other norms issued by the AMC.

Also Read: Cyclone Tauktae loses intensity, light to moderate rainfall expected across Gujarat

It was found that the workers in the shop were not wearing a mask while the customers were not following social distancing norms. The shop also did not have thermal screening and sanitizers for customers at the shop.

Monsoon, Dalwada & Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad has been recording rains since early morning thanks to the impact of Cyclone Tauktae. Heavy rainfall is predicted for the city for today with rains being reported from across the state.

Tauktae crossed the Gujarat coast as an “extremely severe cyclonic storm” and gradually weakened.

The state said that at least seven people were killed as the cyclone left a trail of destruction along the coast. It uprooting electric poles and trees and damaged several houses and roads.

As per official estimates over 16,000 houses have been damaged, and more than 40,000 trees and over 1,000 poles uprooted.


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