Government of Haryana notifies lockdown till March 31, 2020

Mar 26, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The State Government of Haryana on March 23, 2020, notifies lockdown in the territorial jurisdiction of revenue districts of Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat, Panipat, Jhajjar, Rohtak, Panchkula from March 22, 2020 (9 Pm on Sunday) to March 31, 2020, which is now extended to territorial jurisdiction of remining all the fifteen (15) revenue districts namely Ambala, Bhiwani, Charkhi, Dadri, Fatehabad, Hisar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mahendergarh, Mewat (Nuh), Palwal, Rewari, Sirsa and Yamuna Nagar and making it effective for whole of Haryana state on Monday 23, 2020 to March 31, 2020.

During lockdown there are following restrictions for the whole of the state of Haryana:

i.No public transport services will be permitted. The exception will include transport of all kinds to and from hospitals, airports, railway station, bus terminals / bus stands and for the purpose essential services.

ii.All shops, commercial establishments, offices and factories, workshops, godowns etc. shall close their operations except for essential services mentioned in para below.

iii.All foreign returnees are directed to remain under strict home quarantine.

iv.People are required to stay at home and come out only for essential services.

However, the following establishments providing essential services will be excluded from the above restrictions in whole of the state of Haryana:

a)Government offices / establishments.

b)Rail services and Air. 

c)Electricity, Water, Sewerage and Municipal Services.

d)Bank / ATM / Financial Services including Insurance.

e)Print, Electronic and Social Media.

f)Telecom and Internet Services including IT and ITeS.

g)Postal / Courier services.

h)Supply chain and related transportation.

i)Manufacturing units engaged in production of essential commodities, agriculture commodities and agriculture inputs, food items and wholesalers, retailers of such items.

j)E-commerce (delivery) of all essential goods.

k)Food, Groceries, Milk, Bread, Vegetable, Meat, Fish, Atta etc. and their transportation related activities and warehousing.

l)Take away / home delivery restaurants / eateries.

m)Hospitals and other related services.

n)Animal feed, Veterinary Drugs and its inputs.

o)Petrol pumps, LPG Gas, Oil agencies, their godowns and their transportation related activities.

p)Security services.

q)Production and Manufacturing Units which require continuous process.

Any congregation of more than five (5) persons shall be prohibited in public places.

Any person found violating the containment measures shall be deemed to have committed an offence punishable under section 188 of Indian Penal Code, 1860, which specifies the penalty for disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant.

[Order No. 284-293/COVID/2020]


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