The process of unlocking has been going on for the past few days amid the long lockdown in Raipur. However, restrictions are still in place in many places. There was no confusion, so late night collector Dr. S. Bharatidasan released the guidelines.
The new order excludes the prohibited activities of permanent and temporary shops, shopping malls, commercial establishments, super markets, fruit and vegetable markets, cereal markets, shops, showrooms, clubs, country liquor shops, salons, beauty parlors, spas, parks and The gym will be allowed to open till 6 pm. Hotels, restaurants, clubs, bars will open till 10 pm. These will allow seating for 50 percent of the dining hall’s capacity. However, hotels, restaurant operators have been asked to give priority to home delivery and take-away over online and telephonic orders. With these, take away can be done till 9 pm and home delivery till 10 pm. The full lockdown will continue on Sunday.
Talking about the ongoing ban in Raipur district, all swimming pools, cinema halls, theatres, water parks, theme parks and mass gathering places like Jungle Safari, Telibandha Marine Drive, Budha Talab, Purkhauti Muktangan will be completely banned for the general public. . Foreign liquor shops are still closed. Only home delivery will continue. Schools and colleges have been kept closed for now. Only students who take the examination in hostels will be allowed accommodation. Coaching classes and all other academic activities will remain closed except for examinations permitted by the government. Meetings, rallies, processions, dharnas, demonstrations and social, political, sports, cultural and religious events will be strictly prohibited. Places like Chowpatty will not open.