Rajasthan lockdown news: Rajasthan imposes lockdown till May 3 | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The Rajasthan government ordered the closure of offices and markets from Monday to May 3, in the wake of the rising number of coronavirus cases.
Here is a look at what is open and what is close

  • Called the “Jan Anushahan Pakhwada” (public discipline fortnight), only shops and offices providing essential services will open during the 15-day period, the release issued by Home Secretary Abhay Kumar said.
  • The sale of fruits and vegetables will be allowed till 7 pm.
  • Those entering Rajasthan will have to show a negative RT-PCR report issued 72 hours prior to the travel.
  • Vendors will be allowed to distribute newspapers from 4 am to 8 am.
  • Government officials, people going to and coming from airports, bus stands, railway stations, metro stations will be allowed for movement.
  • Electronic and print media personnel will also be exempted upon production of I-cards.
  • Public transport shall remain open in the state and factories and manufacturing units shall also remain operational. NREGA projects will also continue to ensure workers get regular jobs.
  • According to the guidelines, the bazaars, malls, shopping complexes, cinema halls and all religious places shall remain closed. All the educational institutes, coaching centres, libraries, social and political programmes, etc. have also been suspended.
  • Pregnant women will be allowed to travel to hospital. Those going to take Covid shots will be permitted and the PDS shops will also run all through the week.
  • Earlier, the Rajasthan government had imposed a night curfew in the entire state from April 16. All educational and coaching institutes will too remain shut till April 30.
  • The number of guests in private functions, marriages and other social gatherings has been restricted to 50. Not more than 20 persons will be allowed for the funeral, the earlier order had said.
  • The government had also ordered the closure of cinema halls, multiplexes and amusement parks.

(With inputs from agencies)

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