Barring Exceptions, Status Quo On Delhi Curfew Till April 25 Morning

  • Pankaj Bajpai
  • 04:48 PM, 19 Apr 2021

Amid the extensive surge in COVID-19 cases the Delhi government imposed a curfew in the national capital from 10:00 pm on April 19 to 5:00 am on April 26.

However, Judges and court staff of the Supreme Court, the Delhi High Court and subordinate courts and Tribunals would be among the exempted list.

The State Government had also issued a list of exempted corner, which included:

1. Central and Delhi government officers involved in essential and emergency services;

2. Private medical personnel;

3. Pregnant women and patients;

4. Persons who are going for COVID-19 testing or vaccination;

5. Persons going to and from railway stations/airports;

6. Electronic and print media; and

7. Students who were allowed to appear for examinations.

In addition, the grocery stores, banks, telecom and IT services, petrol pumps, delivery of essential goods and food from restaurants were to be allowed to operate. Further, public transport could operate with half capacity and the cabs, taxis and autos were allowed to ply with only exempted classes of persons.

Moreover, weddings were allowed to be performed with a ceiling limit of fifty persons and funerals were allowed to be attended with cap to 20 persons only.

Remaining other categories comprising private offices, malls, educational institutes, theatres, restaurants, bars, gyms, barber shops and swimming pools would remain closed till further orders and during the curfew.

Although temples and religious places would remain open, but religious gatherings would be barred.


DDMA Order No. F.2/07/2020/ptfile-III/381 dated April 19, 2021