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You are Tabassum/Tarun, a resident of Satya Nagar Colony, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa. You have noticed that some residents of your colony are repeatedly flouting quarantine rules laid out during the outbreak of the COVID–19 pandemic. 

Write a letter to the SHO of the local Police Station, drawing attention towards the same. Explain how such acts impact the health of the community and request immediate intervention and strict action.

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Lette r to SHO requesting action against flouters of quarantine rules

Suggestive Points: 

Complaint about some residents not following the quarantine rules 

- There is an evident disregard to the rules of social distancing 

- people roaming without masks i n the colony 

- no staying indoors 

- The Resident Welfare Association is not taking any steps to prevent such behavior 

- Any other relevant 


- Putting everyone’s life at risk through their casual behavior 

- Aggravates mental stress 

- Any other relevant 


- Request to look into the matter at the earliest 

- Take immediate action 

- Any other relevant point

Competency applied for overall expression 

• Paragraphing recommended.

• Opening--using phrases like ‘This is to draw your attention towards…’; ‘I would like to draw your attention towards…’ etc. 

• Complaint—use of linking words for sequencing, adding, etc. 

• Impact - use of linking words for cause & effect etc. 

• Appeal - use of phrases like ‘ I earnestly hope…’, I’d like to request…’ etc. 

• Accuracy—grammar, spellings 

Competency applied for content 

• Stating reason/s for writing by explaining the situation followed by complaints.

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