MHA objects to Kerala government ‘diluting’ lockdown restrictions

MHA objects to Kerala government ‘diluting’ lockdown restrictions

Newsdesk |
April 20, 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs in the letter to the Kerala government today said the decision to reopen restaurants and book shops is in clear violation of the lockdown measures issued by the home ministry and violation of its April 15 order issued under the Disaster Management Act 2005.

New Delhi, 20 April 2020

As per news report of Indian Express, in non-hotspot areas, the state guidelines allow services of domestic helps, opening of barber shops (non-AC and without cosmetic and beauty therapies), dine-in restaurants (till 7 pm), and local workshops, repair shops for electrical/electronic gadgets and machines. None of these found any mention in national guidelines. In fact, dine-in restaurants and domestic helps are understood to be prohibited.

Source -Indian Express


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