The Ministry of Home Affairs has abolished the lockdown and issued Unlock 1 Guidelines and rules. Under this, the exemption will be given in a phased manner outside the Containment Zone, but currently, there will be a complete ban in Containment Zone. However, necessary activities will be approved. These guidelines of Unlock 1 with lockdown 5 will continue from June 1 to June 30.
Everything inside the Containment Zone will remain closed, but everything will be opened outside the Containment Zone in a phased manner.
In the first phase, religious places, hotels, restaurants, shopping malls will be opened from June 8. However, all these will open with conditions.
In the second phase, school colleges and educational institutions will open. State governments can decide to open schools and colleges by talking to schools and parents of children. From July onwards, efforts will be made to open schools, on which states can take decision at their discretion. In July, they will decide whether to open or not.
In the third phase, international flights, metro rail, cinema hall, gym, swimming pool, entertainment park, theater, bar and auditorium, assembly hall, etc. will be considered.
The night curfew will continue. There will be no curfew for the essentials. Night curfew will now be from 9 am to 5 am. Till now it was from 7 to 7 in the evening.
The ban on moving from one state to another has been completely lifted. The state people will also be able to move from one district to another, but social distancing will have to be followed. There is no need to take any permission before going somewhere. Now state governments have given more power. The state governments will decide how buses and metro services will start in the states. The central government has lifted the ban, but the state government can impose restrictions at its level.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar had already said in a conversation with a news channel that the lockdown 5.0 would be absolutely normal. He said restrictions to impose in few areas only. Also, said that the present situation will not always be there. People largely exempted and now expect a normal life.
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