Gurdaspur District Administration have placed a complete lock down on the whole district. The measure came as corona virus cases in India shot up to 391.
The lock down greatly affected daily life in the town of Qadian where not only grocery stores but also hospitals and medical stores remained closed.
Police refused to ease the lock down for residents whose daily supplies were running low. According to locals many have been left without basic necessities like milk and food items. Punjab Gazette spoke to elderly patients who said they have been unable to acquire much needed medical supplies as Police had also closed medical stores.