What’s Yama Doing On The Street?

Please click on the images for glimpses of India’s battle against Omicron on Sunday, January 9, 2022.

 

IMAGE: A volunteer dressed as Yama requests a commuter to wear a mask in Nadia, West Bengal. All photographs: PTI Photo

IMAGE: Deserted streets in Chennai during the Sunday curfew imposed by the Tamil Nadu government to curb the spread of COVID-19.

 

IMAGE: People flout COVID-appropriate behaviour as they visit the crowded Byculla market in south central Mumbai, despite the Maharashtra government imposing a ban on the movement of 5 or more people between 5 am and 11 pm.

 

IMAGE: Tourists at the Taj Mahal, which received fewer footfalls on Saturday and Sunday due to the weekend curfew in Delhi.

 

IMAGE: More than 400 Parliament staff have tested positive for COVID-19, weeks ahead of the Budget session.

 

IMAGE: Needy Chennai residents collect free food distributed by volunteers near the Rajiv Gandhi government general hospital during the Sunday curfew imposed by the Tamil Nadu government.

Photographs curated by Anant Salvi/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Mahipal Soni/Rediff.com

 


 

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