New Delhi: As the country entered into ‘Unlock 1’, meant to ease restrictions on businesses and other daily aspect of life, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government has decided to open shops, including salons and beauty parlours. However, the borders will remain shut for one week, except essential services.Also Read - Delhi Covid: Govt Cuts Rates of RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen Tests | Check New Prices Here
Addressing an online media briefing, Kejriwal asked Delhiites to send their suggestions on opening of borders with Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to WhatsApp number 8800007722, firstname.lastname@example.org and by calling at 1031 by Friday 5 pm. Also Read - Vision 2047: Arvind Kejriwal Launches Initiative to Make Delhi 'World-Class' City
He also assured that there is no shortage of beds in hospitals to treat COVID-19 positive patients in the city. Also Read - Delhi High Court Seeks Kejriwal Govt's Reply on Plea to Resume All Weekly Markets | Details Inside
Kejriwal said that the Delhi government will implement all the relaxations permitted by the Centre. “Barbershops and salons will be allowed to open, but spas will remain closed. All shops will be permitted to open and there will be no restrictions on their functioning,” he said.
Besides, there will also be no restrictions on the number of persons travelling in four wheelers, two wheelers, auto-rickshaws, e-rickshaws and other vehicles in the city.
The chief minister also said that there will also be no restrictions on the functioning of industries in the national capital.