The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Kerala government for allowing a three-day relaxation in COVID-19 restrictions in the state ahead of Bakrid festival, saying the state government bowing to traders’ pressure by granting relaxations shows “sorry state of affairs”. “It is a shocking state of affairs that the Kerala government has given in to the demand of traders to relax lockdThe Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Kerala government for allowing a three-day relaxation in Covid-19 restrictions in the state ahead of Bakrid festival, saying the state government bowing to traders’ pressure by granting relaxations shows “sorry state of affairs”.own norms,” the SC said on Tuesday. Saying that the pressure groups in the market can’t be allowed to affect the right to health, the Supreme Court said, “Can’t quash the Kerala government notification. The horse has already bolted.”