The tiny western town of Navapur is in the limelight after recording India's first cases of bird flu.
Health officials have taken over the town, going door to door to check on the outbreak.
School children and other Navapur residents have been asked to take steps to prevent the spread of infection.
The entire town has been sealed off and nobody is allowed to leave the area or go in, officials say.
There are no long-distance buses and no trains are stopping at the town's only railway station.
Nine people with symptoms of flu are being quarantined although test results are negative.
The bird flu cases have meant that sales of chicken have plummeted in restaurants and shops.
Poultry farmers across India are bracing themselves for massive losses as sales and exports dry up.