Corona curfew to continue on every weekend


Corona curfew to continue on every weekend

Corona curfew to continue on every weekend

Jammu, May 03 , 2021 : 

J&Ok authorities on Sunday ordered that there will likely be full weekend ‘Corona’ curfews inside municipal, city native physique limits in all 20 districts of the UT from 7:00 pm every Friday until 7:00 am every Monday.

However, as per tips and directions, issued by the State Executive Committee (SEC), on COVID containment measures within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, which can take impact from immediately, no Deputy Commissioner or any subordinate Magistrate would impose any native lockdown, outdoors notified Containment Zones.

They can not achieve this with out prior session with the State Executive Committee and following the orders and tips issued by MHA, Government of India. 

“ Complete Corona night curfew shall be imposed within municipal/urban local body limits in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir every weekend in all 20 districts w.e.f. 7:00 pm each Friday till 7:00 am each Monday. There shall be a complete ‘Corona’ curfew with no movement of people except for permissible activities only. 

Essential & emergency services, movement, work and essential supplies shall remain exempted, subject to production of wedding cards/ID cards etc,” learn the order issued by SEC chairperson Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam.

As per the rules, all paid public parks within the UT will continue to stay closed for guests until additional orders. 

Similarly there will likely be no change within the tips earlier issued in case of public transport and staggered schedules of markets. Religious locations, locations of worship will continue to stay open for the general public, topic to the SOP already issued on this regard. 

“ Public transport (matadors/mini-buses/ buses etc) in J&K will be permitted to ply only at 50 percent of its authorized seating capacity. The District Superintendents of Police shall ensure compliance to this effect. 

Only 50 percent shops in major market complexes/Bazaars/Malls within the Municipal limits/urban local body limits shall be open on alternate basis through a rotation system. 

District magistrates of all districts shall devise a pattern to implement this preferably in consultation with local market associations,” learn the order.

As per the rules, the ceiling on the variety of folks permitted to attend gatherings, features will likely be 20 in case of funerals and 50 for all different kinds of gatherings, whether or not indoors or at out of doors venues.

“ The existing guidelines and SOPs in place for compulsory testing of all incoming passengers, travellers to J&K shall be strictly enforced. 

Everyone will have to compulsorily undergo a COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test as prescribed by the protocol in use and may be subjected to quarantine if necessary. 

Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, shall take extra precautions,” the order additional learn.

As per the rules, wholesalers, fruit & Sabzi mandis might also stay open as obligatory in a regulated method to guarantee provisioning of important provides. 

“ All Shopping Complexes, Bazaars, Saloons, Barber shops, Cinema Halls, Restaurants & Bars, Sport Complexes, Gyms, Spas, Swimming Pools, Parks, Zoos, etc, shall remain closed. Restaurants in hotels can remain functional for in-house guests, to be served only in the rooms. 

Religious and social gatherings such as marriages, attended by up to 50 persons only, whether indoors or outdoors, and funerals, last rites attended by up to 20 persons only, are allowed. 

There will be no hindrance to the smooth movement of goods and essential supplies, nomads migrating with herds, Darbar Move Officials/staff and other products like agricultural/horticultural goods, on the National & State Highways,” the order learn. New tips say that there will likely be no restriction on interstate and intra state motion of important items. 

All industrial and scientific institutions, each private and non-private, are allowed to function for manufacturing functions, or in any other case. Internet providers, IT, Telecom, IT enabled providers’ sector, together with e-Commerce are permitted. 

“ There shall be no restriction on the movement of government officials for attending office/ duties, on production of l-cards/ official orders. 

All development/ construction works shall be allowed to continue without any hindrance. The District Magistrate may issue passes wherever necessary. The vaccination drive shall not be halted. 

Localized mobile teams shall be constituted to provide vaccination in colonies, residential areas and containment zones. District Magistrates will issue orders to this effect under Sec 144, CrPC,” the rules specify. 

In addition, District Magistrates might take extra native preventive measures similar to not permitting assemblies/processions; notifying micro containment zones for checking spike in infections of their respective districts, and so on. 

Necessary orders on this regard could also be issued beneath the DM Act, CrPC. The Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/ tips/directions issued by the J&Ok SEC from time to time (out there on the web site ( shall stay relevant in all of the districts, the order additional learn.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here