CAR FEW: A lockdown story

The streets were empty. The highway would also be empty, if not for a random essential commodity vehicle passing by; other vehicles remain stationary. The only life that could be seen were the men in uniform, and some few volunteers under the badge Local Level Task Force.

Men in uniform

Apparels shops were closed, sports shops and hobby stores were shut. Parlour and spa remain closed. Essential commodities like grocery stores, hardware stores and Pharmacy shops were opened, though. Mankind should learn that there are certain things which support life; and there are certain things, without which you may feel a li’l uglier, but survive. Mankind should re-shuffle his priority list.

Grocery shops were opened…at a specific timing.

Ugliness should not be a concern, because wearing a face mask is mandatory. Mask protect you and others from the virus and also hide your ugly face; if you think you are ugly so, and vice versa.

The best thing about the pandemic is that mankind learn to respect others space. Avoidance of spatial interference is the law. Keeping oneself away from the multitude is the key.

Physical distancing
Only vehicles transporting essential commodities were allowed on the NH54.
Bawngkawng-Sairang Jn. one of the most busy Junction in the City
Empty fruit mongers stall along the NH54
“Why didn’t you go home?” my wife asked. “It is much safer here…” he replied. He was an Egg seller.
Second hand garments stall transformed into grocery stall
Second hand garments stall transformed into grocery stall
Life goes on…Making sure that power lines are ok
Migrant Workers, who preferred to stay
Pharmacy stores were still crowded
Millenium Centre
Inside the Millennium Centre…some few essential commodity stores were randomly opened

This is lockdown, and the cars are few, the best method known so far, to control the abrupt community spreading of the SARS-CoV-2.

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9 thoughts on “CAR FEW: A lockdown story”

  1. Ava tha ve..nakin ah a la hlu dawn..history ani.
    Why didn’t you go home?
    Hetah hian a him zawk ani.
    Thil tam takah hnufual state ni mah ila, kan ramah hian Himna a awm ani.

  2. Ka chhiar dap e,, tha hle mai..))Sadgu hi i zirlai niawm tak a ni.😂 all the fabulous pics super nice,,, Ageed each and every sectence specially last para but for a social butterfy its hard to stay small..😇 table jos’skinllimg me..

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