New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A day after the Delhi government sealed Bengali Market area of New Delhi after it was found to be one of the hotspots for COVID-19 transmission, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Thursday sanitised the entire locality along with Babar Road.
“An extensive disinfection drive on the hotspot sealed area of Bengali Market, Babar Road and their adjoining lanes, sub-lanes, residential complexes, parks of the area, was carried out keeping in view the importance of disinfection and sanitation in this time,” NDMC said.
The drive was taken up by a team of more than 20 people led by Chief Medical Officer (Projects ), Dr. Shakuntala Srivastava, and Director – Horticulture , Shri S. Chellaiah.
The civic body sprayed over 6,000 liters of water with 1% solution of hypochlorotite to disinfect the area.
Apart from that, the daily sanitation and door-to-door garbage collection remained undisturbed, NDMC said.