Unlock 3 in Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had yesterday permitted one-week trial for the weekly markets as well as opening of hotels in the capital city as part of “Unlock 3” excercise. However, Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal today rejected the AAP government’s twin decisions. Also Read - Unlock 3: Assam Allows Inter-district Movement on Weekdays, Night Curfew to Continue as Before
As the COVID-19 situation continues to be “fragile” and the threat is still “far from over”, the lieutenant governor has taken this decision, sources told news agency PTI. Also Read - From Lowest in 10 Years to Highest This Season: How Delhi Witnessed Heaviest Rains This Monsoon
On Thursday, the Arvind Kejriwal government had decided to allow hotels to reopen in the city. It had also allowed weekly bazaars (markets) on a trial basis for seven days with social distancing and all necessary COVID 19-appropriate measures in place. Also Read - Noida Police Issues Traffic Advisory For Independence Day Event in Delhi | Details Here
In line with the Centre’s Unlock -3 norms, political and religious gatherings will remain prohibited inj the capital. The Delhi government also decided to end the night curfew that was earlier in operation from 10 pm to 5 am, the statement said.