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New restrictions in Maha from Wednesday. What’s allowed and what’s not

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced a statewide curfew for 15 days from 8 am on April 14 to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus in its second wave.

With Section 144 being imposed across the state, Thackeray essential services have been exempted from the restrictions. The curfew will be in place till 7 am on May 1.

What’s allowed/What’s not:

>> From 7 am to 8 pm only essential services will function

>> Local train and bus services for essential services only

>> Petrol pumps, financial institutions associated with SEBI and construction work to continue

>> All hotels/restaurants to remain closed only take-away, home deliveries allowed

>> E-Commerce will be only allowed for the delivery of essential goods and services

>> Cinema halls, theatres, auditoriums, amusement parks, gyms, sports complexes to be closed

>> Shooting for films, serial, ads to be closed

>> All shops, malls, shopping centres not performing essential services to also remain closed from 8 pm, April 14 till 7 am, May 1

>> All labourers who are registered with the state government labour department will be given Rs 1500 per labour in their bank account by the state. The same benefit to registered domestic workers and hawkers, auto drivers as well

  • Click here to read the new Maharashtra lockdown guidelines

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