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Bhubaneswar Traffic To Stop For 2 Minutes For Silent  Prayer For COVID Warriors

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Bhubaneswar:  The vehicular traffic in the state capital will be stopped for two minutes in the evening on Wednesday for a two-minute silent prayer for the COVID warriors who have laid down their lives in the fight against the disease.

In a tweet, the Bhubaneswar commissionerate police said that the traffic in the city will
stop from 6 pm to 6.02 pm to facilitate the people to offer silent prayer. It will be followed by an oath-taking programme to be administered by chief minister Naveen Patnaik to strictly follow the guidelines of COVID-19 and not let the sacrifices of the corona warriors go in vain.

Notably, the chief minister had on Tuesday requested the people of the state to observe a one-minute silent prayer.

“I appeal to my 4.5 crore sisters and brothers of Odisha to join this silent prayer at 6 pm tomorrow at your homes or any place for the COVID Warriors. This will be followed by an oath-taking that will remind all of us to act responsibly and strictly follow the COVID guidelines to keep ourselves and our families safe. I will administer you the oath on the TV and social media,” the Chief Minister said.

OB Bureau

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