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Rajasthan extends curfew for 2 weeks: All you need to know

Staff Writer | Updated:
April 19, 2021 7:03 am
johari bazaar in covid-19

Deserted Johari Bazaar on Sunday.

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Sunday extended the weekend curfew keeping in view the uncontrollable spread of Covid-19 infection in the state. All offices, commercial establishments, and markets will remain closed from 5 am on April 19 to 5 am on May 3. The government has named the restrictions as ‘Public Discipline Fortnight’.

Here are some highlights of the curfew restrictions in Rajasthan over the next two weeks:

  • Grocery shops, fruit shops, dairy shops, and medical shops to remain open till 5 pm. The vegetable and fruit vendors will be allowed to sell on carts, rickshaws, auto-rickshaw, or mobile vans till 7 pm.
  • IT companies, courier companies, Internet service provider offices, and telecom company offices to remain open.
  • Rashan shops will be allowed to remain open.
  • Home delivery from restaurants and sweet shops to be allowed till 8 pm.
  • Petrol pumps to be allowed till 8 pm.
  • Employees of government departments related to civic issues, police, law and order, and Covid-19 arrangements will not come under the purview of the restrictions. These employees will need to keep their identity cards with them.
  •  People going to and coming from bus stands, railway stations, metro station,s and airports. They will need to show tickets. People coming from other states will need to show RT-PCR test reports.
  • Pregnant women and patients going to and coming from hospitals.
  • Doctors, nursing staff, paramedical staff, and employees in related services.

First published: April 18, 2021
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