Post offices function as usual in lock down
Post offices deal not only with letters but with regular customers with Post office savings accounts and other daily transactions. Adyar Times caught up with the Besant Nagar Post Office’s Postmaster, Kumar, to know how they are functioning.
The Postmaster explained that though there has been a reduction in the transactions, for them, its business as usual. For safety, only customers wearing a mask are allowed inside where they are also to sanitise their hands with a sanitizer. The post office is working with minimum required staff and all counters are open till 12 noon only. Postmen and women continue to deliver letters as usual.