Twitter Sparks With Meme Fest As Himachal Pradesh Eases Travel Ban & Gets Flooded With Tourists

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The process of unlock has started in India as majority of the state governments have started giving relaxation in the restrictions which came in place as a result of the lockdown that was imposed in order to combat the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some states have maintained that people travelling from one place to another should have negative RT-PCR report, few states like Himachal Pradesh has removed this restriction as well. However, a person needs to have COVID e-pass if he wants to visit Himachal Pradesh.

The government of Himachal Pradesh took this step after the number of new COVID-19 positive cases getting registered every day went down. However now after seeing the results, some are feeling that it is a wrong step which can give disastrous results.

After the restriction of negative RT-PCR got lifted from Himachal Pradesh there was a huge influx of tourists wanting to visit Shimla on Sunday and in fact, the situation of traffic jam created after the police started checking the COVID e-passes of the travelers at the Parwanoo border, Solan district.

Here is a video posted by a Twitter user and it shows the long queue of cars waiting to enter Shimla:

The video went viral soon and Twitterati started reacting on it; while some took a jibe at the people for being irresponsible, few others slammed the travelers and said that these people would bring the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here are some selected tweets:









It is evident that the governments will be unlocking their respective states in a phased manner but people should also show some patience and behave responsibly otherwise the days are not far when the country will be facing the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

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