with no public transport citizens forced to walk long distances carrying heavy shopping in panaji

Though most of the lockdown has been lifted in panaji, goa, there is almost no public transport. So people who are travelling to panaji for shopping have to carry heavy weight for a long distances, which can cause health problems.
Most people can carry 4-5 kg without a major problem, higher weights cause shoulder pain.
Additionally there are no benches in public places, where people can rest
There are many senior citizens, especially women who walk long distances, and there are no benches where they can rest for a short time, when they feel tired

Weight carrying capacity of most bags is not specified

Bag manufacturing in india is largely unorganized and not scientific
Some women use bags for carrying many heavy items, like paper documents
If the weight of the items in the bag is more the designed capacity, the bag will break quickly
It is very inconvenient for a woman if the bag breaks while traveling or outdoors
Yet the designed capacity of the bag is almost never specified, so that a woman can choose a bag suitably.

Even a small watermelon will weigh 3 kg

People having shoulder pain, should carefully monitor the weight of the items which they carry.
One of the items which they should avoid to the extent possible is carrying a watermelon.
Usually even the smallest watermelon available will weigh at least 3 kg. So a person who is carrying additional items and does not have any kind of vehicle, should avoid carrying a water melon in his or her bag.

Bag straps break off when the bag weight is higher

Since most bags available in india, do not specify their designed weight carrying capacity, the only way a person can get these details is by trial and error.
If the bag load is more than the designed capacity, the bag straps will usually come off
The process is gradual, and should not be ignored at the initial stage
Repairing the bag is also a waste of time and money.

During lockdown carrying groceries is a major challenge

During lockdown, people without a vehicle are faced a major challenge in March. Leaving the house is extremely risky, since people are closely monitored. There is also a limit to how much a person can carry at a time. Usually most women who are short like the domain investor, find it difficult to carry more than 7-8 kg of grocery supplies at a time.
During the monsoon there is likely to be another spurt in covid-19 cases,so citizens are forced to hoard their supplies.

Bags get torn if used for carrying heavy weight

One of the problems faced by those who have to carry heavy weights over long distances is that their bag may get damaged.
The weight will act on the lower part of the bag.
If the material is flimsy or not well stitched the bag may develop holes.
Initially the holes in the bags may be small in size
Over a period of time these holes will become bigger and items may fall out.

Lift indicates 6 people capacity, yet only 4 people fit in it

Most lifts are mentioning how many people the lift can accomodate at a time.
In some lifts, it is mentioned that 6 people, 408 kg is the capacity of the lift.
In reality only 4 people can be accomodated in the lift at a time.
If the persons are fat or are carrying bags, luggage with them, the number of people who can use the lift at a time will be further reduced

Due to weight limitations, some people make multiple trips to trade fair

Every year, usually during the first few weeks of december, the panaji fest or fair is held
The venue of this fair is changing, sometimes it is held at the campal parade grounds, otherwise on the river mandovi banks.
This fest is right time to shop items which can be used for the rest of the year like nighties, bags.
So some money is saved every month, for spending at this fest
However, one of the main limitations during this fest is that the shopper can only carry a limited weight of the items purchased.
So some shoppers like the domain investor have to make many trips to the fair.
In december 2019, the domain investor, a private citizen, had to make 3-4 trips since she can only carry 6-7 kg comfortably at a time.

8 bananas will weigh 1 kg, are fairly heavy

While shopping for fruits and vegetables, it is important to consider the weight
Usually fruits and vegetables are fairly heavy,especially fresh fruits
For example 8 bananas of the green variety will typically weigh approximately 1 kg or more depending on their size
So after purchasing the bananas, and other vegetables, it is difficult to lift and carry anything else
A person who is suffering from shoulder pain and does not have any vehicle has to be very careful while shopping, to avoid damaging the muscles and soft tissues