In pics: Visitors flout Covid-19 norms at Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake

  • Visitors were seen crowding at Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake and flouting social distancing norms on July 1 amid Covid-19 pandemic. Many people were also spotted roaming around without wearing face masks.
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The city administration has been issuing challans at the lake to control the number of visitors but their attempt proved futile. The lake has been crowded by locals and travellers from other parts of Punjab and the neighbouring Haryana especially during the morning and evening hours.(Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

The city administration has been issuing challans at the lake to control the number of visitors but their attempt proved futile. The lake has been crowded by locals and travellers from other parts of Punjab and the neighbouring Haryana especially during the morning and evening hours.(Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

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Visitors ride paddle boats at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on August 1 without wearing face masks. (Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Visitors ride paddle boats at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on August 1 without wearing face masks. (Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

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Two young girls take a stroll around the lake as they enjoy a plate of chaat at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on August 1.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Two young girls take a stroll around the lake as they enjoy a plate of chaat at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on August 1.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

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Police personnel issue challans for not wearing face masks at Sukhna Lake on August 1, 2021.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Police personnel issue challans for not wearing face masks at Sukhna Lake on August 1, 2021.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

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Official are now planning to regulate visiting hours and the number of visitors at the lake to avoid crowding. (Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Official are now planning to regulate visiting hours and the number of visitors at the lake to avoid crowding. (Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

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According to reports, Baljinder Singh Bittu, the Chairman of Federation of Sectors Welfare Association of Chandigarh, has put forward the idea of a slot system for visitor entry. (Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

According to reports, Baljinder Singh Bittu, the Chairman of Federation of Sectors Welfare Association of Chandigarh, has put forward the idea of a slot system for visitor entry. (Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Updated on Aug 02, 2021 02:48 PM IST
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