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Unlock 4 rules | States can't impose lockdown outside Containment Zones: MHA

As a major aspect of the Unlock 4 rules gave on Saturday, Ministry of Home Affairs said state/UT governments can't impose local lockdown without prior meeting with Center.

Unlock 4 rules | States can't impose lockdown outside Containment Zones: MHA
  • Lots of states have been forcing local lockdown, some biweekly and some throughout weekend, to contain the spread of Covid-19.

The Ministry of Home Affairs reported the Unlock 4 rules on August 29. According to the new guidelines, coronavirus lockdown will be extended in India till September 30. Nonetheless, this lockdown may be imposed in containment zones, the MHA explained.

"State/UT Governments will not impose any local lockdown (State/District/sub-division/City/town level), outside the containment zones, without prior meeting with the Central Government," stated MHA.

In a significant turn of events, metro rail services, which have stayed suspended in the nation since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, have been permitted to work with impact from September 7 in a graded manner.

The most recent directive from Center accept importance in the wake of NEET and JEE examinations that are planned to be held in September and localized lockdowns may very well hamper students’ mobility to test centres.

Since the time Center lifted nationwide lockdown in May, a lot of states have been forcing local lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19.

States like Karnataka, Bihar have forced 14-day lockdowns to break the Covid-19 chain while Assam, Uttar Pradesh have imposed weekend lockdowns.

To contain the spread of Covid-19, the Haryana government on Friday requested that shopping malls and shops in the commercial centers of urban zones will stay closed on Mondays and Tuesdays rather than weekends as instructed before.

The Center has additionally decided to permit outdoors theaters to open from September 21, even as cinema halls, pools, and theaters will keep on staying shut.

Social/academic/sports/entertainment/social/religious/political functions and different assemblies will be allowed with a ceiling of 100 people.

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