Sale of liquor allowed in all zones, except malls, containment areas. Under the guidelines of the Lockdown 3.0, a limited number of activities will remain prohibited throughout the country, irrespective of the zone.

The Centre has extended the nationwide lockdown for two additional weeks. This extended lockdown’s restrictions are, however, different for different coronavirus containment zones.

Green and orange zones can see almost all businesses reopening, while only essential operations will continue to operate in red zones. However, there is a list of activities which have been prohibited across the country, irrespective of the zone.

List of activities prohibited across the country till May 17

  • These include travel by air, rail, metro and inter-state movement by road
  • Schools, colleges and other educational and training/coaching institutions will remain shut
  • Hospitality services, including hotels and restaurants to remain closed
  • Places of large public gatherings, such as cinema halls, malls, gymnasiums, sports complexes etc cannot resume operations
  • Any kind of social, political, cultural and other kinds of gatherings are also prohibited till May 17
  • Religious places/places of worship are to remain closed for the public as well

However, the Centre has said that the movement of persons by air, rail and road will be allowed for select purposes, and for purposes as permitted by MHA.

Sale of liquor allowed in all zones, except malls, containment areas.

where liquor stores and paan shops will open from May 4:

Sale of liquor has been allowed ln all zones, however, not in malls, marketing complexes, and in containment areas.

The latest order by the home ministry says, “Shops selling liquor, paan, gutka, tobacco etc. in public places will ensure minimum six feet distance (2 gaz ki doori) from each other, and also that not more than 5 persons are present at one time at the shop”.

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