Bengaluru: In the wake of the Sunday curfew announced in the state beginning this week, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation has clarified that none of its buses will operate, adhering to the norms. The official statement issued by the department read, "Due to lockdown on Sunday bus operation will be suspended from Sunday morning to till Monday morning." The Karnataka government on will be imposing total lockdown on Sundays starting July 5, in view of the spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the state. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa with the ministers and officials amid growing opposition outcry to impose stringent lockdown to contain COVID-19 cases in the state. "Lockdown would be imposed every Sunday, with effect from July 5, 2020 until further orders. No activities shall be permitted on that day except essential services and supplies. All government offices shall remain closed on all Saturdays, along with second and fourth Saturdays with effect from July 10," the statement read.
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