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Mini lockdown started in Maharashtra from 8 o’clock, take every important thing before getting out of the house, new rules should remain in force for 15 days.
A mini Lockdown has come into force in Maharashtra as early as 8 pm on 14 April. The restrictions announced by the Uddhav Thackeray government on Tuesday night to control the uncontrollable pace of Corona infection will remain in force till 1 May morning. Section 144 has come into force in the entire state and five or more people have got the disease due to the simultaneous gathering. The state government has named it ‘Break the Chain’ campaign, not denoting the lockdown, and during this time all illegal activities will be stopped. Let’s know, in these 15 days, on which things will be stopped and what activities will be allowed …
Know, what restrictions are there in Maharashtra
CM Uddhav Thackeray has announced the imposition of Section 144 in the entire state. There will be a restriction on the mobilization of people anywhere. This means that no more than 5 people can stand together in public places. Also no more than 5 people can travel together. Apart from this, no person can go to public place alone without any necessary reason. However all the essential services like medical stores, hospitals, supply of medicines and other things will continue.
Which items were kept under the purview of necessary activities
Apart from hospitals and medical stores, many other things have also been kept under the purview of necessary activities. These include vaccination, oxygen production, home delivery of food, e-commerce, all banking and financial services, RBI and related offices, insurance offices and pre-monsoon work will continue. Work will continue on the construction site, where the laborers also have a living arrangement. Apart from this, industrial activities will also continue, where there is also the facility of employees to come and go. Petrol pumps, petroleum related products, cargo services, data centers / cloud service providers / IT services, government and private security services, vegetable and fruit shops will also be operational
Will malls and markets be open?
No. Only shops selling essential goods will be open in the state.
Will public transport work?
Public transport will continue throughout the state. However, this facility will be available only to those who are engaged in essential services. Apart from this, the rules regarding the number of passengers will be fixed. For example, in an auto rickshaw, there will be only two passengers other than the driver. Apart from this, 50 percent passengers will remain in the taxi besides the driver
Will be able to travel by private vehicles?
Private vehicles will also be prohibited from traveling in the state. This can be done for emergency or urgent service only. Violation of this will incur a fine of Rs 1,000.
Will the restaurant be open?
Restaurants have been ordered to be operational in the state. However, you will not be allowed to sit and eat. Food can be taken or home delivery facility can be availed.
Whether street food facilities will be available
The food found on the roadside will continue to be available as before. However, buyers cannot stand and eat food. Food can only be taken.
Will private offices be open?
The CM has ordered the closure of private offices, barring all necessary offices. Work from home has been approved for the employees of these offices. However, private banks, BSE and NSE, electric supply companies, telecom service providers, insurance mediclaim companies will continue to operate
Will the salon, spa and swimming also be open?
No. All schools, colleges, private coaching classes, saloons, spas, beaches, clubs, swimming pools, gyms, drama theaters and cinema halls in the state will be completely closed.
Will weddings be allowed?
Marriages will not be banned in the state, but the number has been very limited. Only 25 people will be able to be present at weddings. Apart from this, only 20 people will be present in the funeral. Apart from this, there will not be more than 200 people in election rallies or more than 50 percent people will not be allowed from seating capacity.