Crowding at Patang bazars on eve of Kite flying festival in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: While Covid19 pandemic related guidelines restricting crowding is already in place, large number of people could be seen crowding at Patang markets on eve of two days long kite flying festival in wall city Ahmedabad. As curfew was to start at 10 pm and shops were to close in range of 9 to 9.30 pm, kite lovers gathered at Patang markets to purchase kites and string reels early in the evening causing traffic jam situation.

Meanwhile, city police has set up several dhaba points on terrace in sensitive areas of wall city Ahmedabad to keep vigil and also to enforce Covid19 guidelines.