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Indian states that imposed a night curfew

Indian states that imposed a night curfew

To control new COVID-19 cases, many states in India imposed night curfew. States like Rajasthan, Odisha, Gujarat, and Maharashtra imposed night curfew to restrict public gatherings. Delhi is the latest state to impose a night curfew.

Here are the states that imposed night curfew and other details related to it:

Rajasthan government had imposed night curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. In-house dining services has been restricted during the curfew hours. However, home delivery of food has been allowed. Gyms and multiplexes will also remain closed.

In Punjab, night curfew will be in force in 11 districts from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. These restrictions will be effective till April 10.

The Odisha government announced a night curfew in 10 districts from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. These include Bargarh, Balangir, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Koraput, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, and Nuapada.

Night curfew is in force in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot in Gujarat till April 15. The timings of the curfew are between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Maharashtra announced a night curfew across the state from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. till the end of April. Besides, the government announced a weekend lockdown. It also banned the gathering of five or more people in the state.

Now, Delhi also joined this list. The Delhi government yesterday announced a night curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. with immediate effect. The restrictions will be in force till April 30. Those who want to move during curfew hours have to obtain an e-pass from the government.

People travelling for COVID-19 vaccination have to show the hard copy of the e-pass. Pregnant women and patients seeking medical services are exempt from e-pass. Besides, private doctors and paramedics, passengers travelling to airport and railway station, government officials involved in emergency services etc., are also exempt from obtaining e-pass. But, they have to show their identity proofs or travel tickets for travelling during night curfew.

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