Chandigarh revises night curfew timing: Now from 10.30 pm to 5 am

Passengers going to or coming back from airport or railway station or ISBT shall be exempted through the evening curfew hours, as ordered by the Deputy Commissioner right here Wednesday. A day after saying evening curfew, the Chandigarh Administration modified the timing by half-hour. Now the curfew will likely be in pressure from 10.30 pm to five am.

The orders of evening curfew from 10.30 pm to five am have been issued by Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar. On Tuesday, that they had introduced evening curfew from 10 pm to five am.

It was specified that “all restaurants/eating-places, hotels including food joints/courts in various malls falling within the jurisdiction of Chandigarh shall run only with 50 per cent of their capacity and close by 10:00 pm. The last order for food can be accepted till 09:00 pm.”

It was mentioned that there shall be no curbs on inter-state and intra-state motion of important and non-essential items.

“All vehicles/persons in bonafide transit (inter-state/intra-state) shall be allowed to pass, but only after due verification of point of origin and destination. Hospitals, chemist shops and ATMs shall be allowed to remain open 24X7,” it was mentioned.

Pregnant girls and sufferers for getting medical/well being providers shall even be exempted.

In the orders it was said that “the movement of following persons and services shall be exempt which include those tasked with law & order/emergency and municipal services/duties including executive magistrates, police personnel, military/C.A.P.F. personnel in uniform, health, electricity, fire, media persons with accreditation and government machinery tasked with COVID-19 related duties (all on production of Identity Card)”.

Also, these specifically issued a restricted motion curfew move will likely be exempted.

The DC said that any breach of this order shall invite motion below Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. This order shall come into pressure with impact from 10:30 pm on April 7 and shall stay in pressure until additional orders.

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