Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 15, 2020: A day after the announcement of extension of national lockdown till May 3 due to COVID-19 outbreak by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, government of India today released guidelines to be followed during the period.
The following activities will continue to remain prohibited across the country until 3rd May, 2020:
i. All domestic and international air travel of passengers, except for purposes enumerated in para 4 (ix), and for security purposes.
ii. All passenger movement by trains, except for security purposes.
iii. Buses for public transport.
iv. Metro rail services.
v. Inter-district and inter-State movement of individuals except for medical reasons or for activities permitted under these guidelines.
vi. All educational, training, coaching institutions etc. shall remain closed.
vii. All industrial and commercial activities other than those specifically permitted under these guidelines.
viii. Hospitality services other than those specifically permitted under these guidelines.
ix. Taxis (including auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws) and services of cab aggregators.
x. All cinema halls, malls, shopping complexes, gymnasiums, sports complexes, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars and auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places.
xi. All social poIitical, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious functions other gatherings.
xii. All religious places, places of worship shall be closed for public. Religious congregations are strictly prohibited.
xiii. In case of funerals, congregation of more than twenty persons will not be permitted.