Srinagar, Sept 8: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) office and Congress headquarter in Srinagar remained closed on Tuesday due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The BSNL office in Srinagar was closed on Monday after some employees tested positive for coronavirus.
This is the second time the BSNL main office, at Exchange road, a stones throw away from UNI Bureau, was closed after some employees tested positive last month.
Customers who had come from different areas of the city to deposit their mobile, brandband and telephone bills had to return to their homes disappointed for the second day today after they were informed that BSNL office, including main collection centre, will remained closed for few more days.
Security guards posted at the main gate of the office were informing customers that they that direction not to allow anybody to enter the office, they said adding however, they do not know reasons behind the closure of the office.
Meanwhile, a private agent of the BSNL was seen issuing SIM cards to people at distance from the BSNL office for the second day today. Besides issuing fresh SIM cards, he was also deposit bills after charging Rs 10 extra.
The agent said the BSNL office has been closed after some employees tested positive.