Naogaon villages on self lockdown
Inhabitants of Simba village in Raninagar upazila of Naogaon district on Friday put themselves on voluntary lockdown to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
The villagers said none could leave or enter the villages during this self-imposed lockdown.
They also formed a volunteer committee at each village to monitor the strict enforcement of the lockdown.
The villagers closed down all the entry and exit points into and from their respective villages by putting bamboo-made barricades.
Saiful Islam, Tushar Bulbul and some others villagers said they decided to impose lockdown on themselves for the greater interests of their people after talking to all the inhabitants of the villages.
Everyone is coming forward in need of one another during the lockdown, he added.
Meanwhile, Raninagar UNO Al Mamun said such initiative can be good example to ensure social distance preventing spread of deadly coronavirus.