Images reveal MP Shivakumar Udasi along with other party members was standing close to each other without maintaining social distancing measures.
BJP district president Malashetti was also present at the venue. The government of India has imposed strict restrictions on trade and social activities. All social, cultural, religious functions, other gatherings were prohibited across India until 3 May 2020, which was further extended for a period of two weeks with effect from 4 May 2020.
MP Shivakumar Udasi in a tweet has posted the images of the event. It is noticeable that they are standing close to each other without maintining social distancing measures as specified by the World Health Organisation during COVID-19 lockdown.
The World Health Organisation in its Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory for the public urges for physical distancing practice by staying at least 1 metre (3 feet) from other people to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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