India, June 14 -- Bengaluru's infamous traffic snarls began again on Monday morning as commuters poured onto the streets after Covid-19-induced lockdown restrictions were eased.

There was a massive traffic jam on Old Airport Road, which connects central Bengaluru to the IT corridors of Whitefield and Outer Ring Road, as motorist began travelling again after over a month of restrictions.

The BS Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government announced easing of restrictions in Bengaluru and 18 other districts of the state on account of a decline in the number of new Covid-19 infections.

The city recorded 1,348 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday, the state government. There were 4,125 recoveries that brought down the active caseload to 85,995. The p...