Ghaziabad/Noida, June 3 -- Even as the Delhi chief minister on Monday announced to seal the borders for a week, the movement of vehicles on Tuesday was smooth and there was no strict checking at the national capital's borders with Ghaziabad and Noida.

Several commuters from Ghaizabad and Noida had a free run in the morning and also returned home without hindrance in the evening. Commuters said that there were hardly checks put in place by the UP Police or the Delhi Police at the borders.

To contain the rising Covid-19 cases, both Ghaziabad and Noida have announced restrictions on border movement, and only those involved in essential services or people with valid passes are allowed to entre the two cities.

"There was no stoppage of traffi...