Coronavirus: Pune Police Seal Many Areas for Strict Curfew Enforcement from Today

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Pune, April 15, 2020: As the number of Coronavirus Positive patients are increasing day by day, the lockdown has been extended till May 3. Meanwhile, Pune city police today issued prohibitory orders for strict implementation of a curfew in more areas of Pune where many COVID19 patients have been detected.

Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Ravindra Shisve issued the orders which also include directions to keep all non-essential establishments closed including religious places as well as a ban on vehicle movement. People have to wear a mask if they are outside their homes. Only Kirana, medical store, hospital and other essential services are allowed to operate. People are not allowed to come out on road or in bylanes. Social distancing is the key to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and hence people should stay at home, the order states.

The number of Coronavirus Positive cases has reached 380 in Pune district today including 316 from areas under the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). A total of 34 people have died in Pune city till now due to this deadly virus. Since April 7, the central part of Pune from Mahrishinagar to RTO has been sealed as most cases have been detected from those areas especially Bhavani Peth and adjacent areas.

The PMC has declared a health emergency in Pune and notified these areas. Now following areas will be sealed and a strict curfew will be enforced :

Zone 1: Khadak Police Station

 Ganj Peth: Maseali Chowk, Lahuji Vastad Talim Chowk, Pune Municipal Colony No. 6, Lohia Nagar Police chowky, Ojha Rationing Shop Chowk, Mahatma Phule Wada arc, Chand Tara Chowk.

Kashewadi, Bhavani Peth: Pimplemla Bhimale Complex (Sonawane Hospital Neighborhood), Bhagwa Chowk, Ashok Rickshaw Stand, Sundaram Idli Lane, Dhammapal Chowk, Golden Jubilee Chowk, Anandnagar Mitra Mandal Chowk, No. 10 Colony (Meera Dodke Stores Neighborhood), No. 10 Colony (Sarnath Budhvihar)

Zone 2: Bundgarden Police Station

City Point: Ulhasnagar, riverside slum, north side of Tadiwala Road area

Jahangir Hospital Chowk: Ladakat Wadi, Meru Hotel Chowk, Chavan Chawl, Lokseva Vasahat, K Type Railway Building, Mahatma Phule Colony, Dushkal Slum, Vanappa Chowk Slum, Bal Mitra Mandal Slum, Vishwajeet Tarun Mandal Slum Area, Ulhasnagar to Shurveer riverside slum, Diesel Colony slum, Kapila Vasahat slum, Siddheshwar Mandal Vasahat

Sohrab Hall: Jagtap Chawl, Opposite Dipgruh, Rajguru Chowk, Railway Colony (RB One), Bhaji Market Road, Sangeeta slum, Pragati Mitra Mandal colony, Lalkar Mitra Mandal, Jan Seva Mandal slum, Bhimtola Mitra Mandal, Bhim Sangatam slum, Sariputra Buddhivhar vasahat, Rajaratna Buddhist slum area

Lumbini Nagar near Central Railway DRM Office: Patrachawl street No. 1 to 48, Ward No. 20 and Inam Masjid premises, Indiranagar slum, Inam Nagar colony, all Railway Colony, Panmal campus, Kumar Pinnacle Building, Saraswati Society, Vinayak Nagar Slum, five-building premises, sweeper chawl, Shurveer chowk residential area, slum over nullah going to the river

Settlement-habitation slum near Naidu Hospital

Zone 3:

Sinhagad Road Police Station – Rajiv Gandhi Nagar

Duttwadi Police Station – Parvati Darshan Complex, Shivdarshan Complex

Warje Police Station – Ramnagar, Gokul Nagar Plateau, Tirupati Nagar

Kothrud Police Station – Kalewadi, Sutardara, Jai Bhavani Nagar

Zone 4:

Vishrantwadi Police Station 

  • Kalasgaon, Kalasgaon Main Road, R&DE Road, Dhapate Chowk, Dargah Neighborhood Road.
  • Mhaske Vasti – Sharda Hotel, Treedom Park 
  • Chavan Chawl, Bhim Nagar, Vadar Vasti, Shramik Nagar, Dhanori Gaothan, Munjaba Vasti, Bhairavnagar,

Khadki Police Station 

Samrat Hotel, Bhoslewadi, Labor Commissioner Office, Irani Basti, Mahatma Gandhi Patkar Plot, NABARD Bank, COEP Chowk, Patil Estate Chowk, Bridge to Sangamwadi, Patil Estate Streets Nos. 1 to 10, Emerson Company, Godrej Company, Shoppers Stop, William Nagar, Alpha Petrol Pump, PMC Colony Wakdewadi

Chandan Nagar Police Station – Ward No. 5 – Anand Park, Stella Mary School, Siddhivinayak Temple, Tempo Chowk

Airport (Vimantal) Police Station – Gandhi Nagar, Jaiprakash Nagar

Yerwada Police Station – Laxminagar, Ramanagar, Jai Jawan Nagar

Hariganga society, Ambedkar society, Deccan College Complex, Pandu Laman society, Jai Jawan Nagar, Laxminagar, Ashok Nagar, Mhada vasahat, Bidi Kamgaar vasahat, Maniknagar, Kamrajnagar, Ganeshnagar, Yashwantnagar, Navi Khadki, Subhash Nagar, Bhima Shankar Vasahat, Kashmiri Colony, Chitra chowk, Kumar Angan society, Mother Teresa Nagar, Gaadital, Parnkuti, Shaninagar, Yerwada gaothan, Kanjarbhat vasti

Zone 5: 

Hadapsar police station

Vaiduwadi, Mhada Colony premises, Vasahat (settlement) near the railway line

Solapur road – Jyoti Hotel to Mirekar vasti canal right side area, HP Petrol pump – Mahatma Phule Vasahat all along the railway line, Indiranagar Slum, DP Road Mhada Colony, Hingne mala all area along the nullah

Mundhwa Police Station

Ghorpadigaon – BT Kawde Road – Vikasnagar – Balajinagar – Shravasti Nagar Ward 2

Kondhwa Police Station

NIBM Road Ward 26

Whole Kondhwa Khurd

Whole Kondhwa Budruk

Sainagar Kondhwa Ward 27 

Whole Yewalewadi 

Krishna Nagar and Mohammadwadi

What will happen in these areas?

In these areas, barricades will be put up and people will not be allowed to move out for the coming days. Police will be deployed to take action against people who violate this complete shutdown or lockdown rule. All these steps are being taken as per containment plan to deal with Coronavirus outbreak. People engaged in essential services will be allowed to move out or move in these areas.  


Shops selling essential commodities like vegetable, fruit, milk, grocery (Kirana) will remain open only between 10 am to 12 noon. If there is a crowd at these shops, police will close them and send people home. Also, all banks will remain closed and only ATMs will be open.

All the shops have to maintain social distancing among customers. They should use masks, gloves and hand sanitizers. Police may change timing depending on circumstances in future.

Police have also cancelled all (digital/QR code) passes given to people to use their vehicle. If anybody is living in the sealed area and his/her workplace is located anywhere else, the company should make arrangements to stay in (nearby) the office.

Areas sealed since April 7 

Mahrishinagar, Gultekdi, Market yard, Swargate, Guruwar Peth, Shukrawar Peth, Ganesh Peth, Bhavani Peth, Kashewadi, Ghorpade Peth, Mominpura, Nana Peth, Raviwar Peth, Rasta Peth, Somwar Peth, Mangalwar Peth, Kasba Peth.


Also areas in Kondhwa including Ashoka Mews, Mithanagar, Sant Gadge Maharaj School, Shalimar society, Bramha Avenue, Kumar Prithvi, Malik Nagar areas.