Unlock: Weekend curfew ends in these states, here's what will remain open from today onwards

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: July 12, 2021 04:10 PM2021-07-12T16:10:42+5:302021-07-12T16:10:42+5:30


As the second wave of coronavirus continues to wreck havoc across India, various states have begun the unlocking phase. Few states have decided to ease restrictions due to dip in positive cases. However, the Centre has warned states to take necessary precautions.

States like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh have started the unlock process. Let's find out what the rules will be in which states from today onwards.

Night curfew has been rescheduled in Uttar Pradesh from today onwards. tomorrow, with revised timings of 10 pm to 6 am. Earlier, it was from 7 pm to 7 am. Markets outside the containment zone will re-open.

Weekend curfew has been lifted in Rajasthan. Cinemas, training centers, tourist spots, wedding ceremonies, can resume operations.

The Punjab government has also lifted the weekend ban and night curfew. 100 people can come together for indoor events and 200 people for outdoor events. Those vaccinated will be given access to bars, restaurants, spas, swimming pools, and malls.

The Delhi government has started preparations to re-open school. From Monday, the school auditorium or assembly hall will be open for training. Currently students will not be able to come. Cinemas will not open. 50% passengers in metro, and bus.

Unlock in Maharashtra: Level 3 restrictions will remain in force in Maharashtra. Districts like Satara were locked down. The old guidelines will continue in Pune too. All shops and businesses will have to close at 4 p.m.

Unlocking in Karnataka. Public bus, shopping complex, metro have been started. 9th to 12th standard schools will be opened in Pondicherry from July 16. Colleges are also about to start.

The lockdown has been completely lifted in Madhya Pradesh from tomorrow. The Shabrimala temple in Kerala will open from July 17 to 21. Only vaccinated devotees have access.

Partial lockdown in Odisha has been extended till July 16. Additional curfew has been imposed in Puri in view of Rath Yatra. The West Bengal government has extended the restrictions till July 15. The next decision is expected in the next two to three days.