Delhi Lockdown - Check who is allowed, who is not during a week-long lockdown in Delhi
Apart from essential services and front-line workers, the people exempted during curfew in NCR include those from the judicial background, private medical personnel, pregnant women and patients, media professionals among others. They are allowed to move with a valid identification card.
The Delhi government on Monday announced a curfew from tonight i.e. April 19, 2021, till next Monday, April 26, 2021, morning to arrest the rising cases of Covid-19 in the national capital region (NCR). The order was which was signed by Delhi’s Chief Secretary stated this.
The order also mentioned, “All Judicial officers / officials /staff members of all courts of Delhi (Hon'ble Supreme Court of India / Hon'ble High Court of Delhi / District Courts / Tribunals) on the production of valid I card / Service ID Card Photo Entry Passes / Permission Letters issued by the court administration.”
Similarly, “All private medical personnel such as Doctors, nursing staff, paramedical, etc. and other hospital services (such as hospitals, diagnostic centers, testing laboratories, clinics, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, medical oxygen suppliers, and other medical & health services including incidental services/activities such as a supply of medical instruments & consumables, sanitation, security, etc.), on production of valid I card,” the order also pointed out.
Besides, pregnant women and patients for getting medical health services along with attendants, on the production of valid I card or doctor's prescription or medical papers. As well as, persons who are going for COVID-19 testing or vaccination, on the production of valid I-card, are also exempted.
The people coming from/going to Airports/Railway stations/ISBTs allowed to travel on the production of the valid tickets during a week curfew. Also, officers/officials functioning in the offices of diplomats of various countries as well as persons holding any constitutional post on the production of valid I card.
Moreover, Students shall be allowed to appear in the examination on the production of a valid admit card. The examination staff deployed for exam duties shall be allowed to travel on the production of a valid I-card.
The announcement comes after Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with senior government officers over the Covid-19 situation. Among the worst-hit cities in India, Delhi has already imposed a weekend curfew as well as a 10 pm-5 am night curfew measures that are in place until April 30 already.
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