Tourists Cause Massive Traffic Jam In Himachal Pradesh As Travel Ban Eases, Sparks Meme-Fest

Last week, the Himachal Pradesh government eased COVID-19 restrictions after the number of cases went down. They declared that the negative RT-PCR test was no longer mandatory to gain entry into the state. However, a covid e-pass was still required for travel.

After the announcement, several tourists flocked to Shimla on Sunday, resulting in a long queue of cars at the Parwanoo border, Solan district. As cops stopped the vehicles to examine the e-pass of travellers from other states, the traffic jam worsened, The Indian Express reports.

Have a look at the video here:

And as usual, people on Twitter expressed their concerns through memes:

1. Many hilariously took a dig at the ‘impatient’ tourists.


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2. Itni khushi!

3.  Oops!

The report adds that section 144 has been revoked and the shops will function from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM from June 14 onwards. While 5.00 PM to 5.00 AM curfew remains for all, public transport with 50 percent capacity is allowed to run.

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