At the same time as Delhi stays in lockdown to cease the unfold of coronavirus, the state authorities will current its annual meeting within the meeting in the present day, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated.
“That is needed as the federal government will be unable to spend the cash from April 1 with out passing the funds,” he tweeted in Hindi.
On Sunday, Mr Kejriwal had introduced quite a few measures to curb the speedy unfold of novel coronavirus that has contaminated over 400 folks within the nation and killed seven. He stated that the capital might be below full lockdown from 6 am in the present day until March 31.
Delhi, which has reported 30 coronavirus circumstances, was among the many first to announce a whole lockdown.
The borders have been sealed, outlets have been closed and solely the unrestricted operations of “important providers” have been allowed by the state authorities below the “extraordinary instances”. Town has stopped many of the public transport.
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal additionally appealed to folks to remain indoors.
“Lockdown begins in Delhi from in the present day. Attraction to all of you till it is rather essential to not depart the home! They themselves might be secure and others may also be secure. Keep alert keep secure. #IndiaFightsCorona,” Mr Baijal tweeted.
आज से दिल्ली में लॉकडाउन शुरू।
आप सभी से अपील है जब तक बहुत जरुरी न हो घर से न निकले!
खुद भी सुरक्षित रहेगें और दूसरो को भी सुरक्षित रख पायेंगे।
सतर्क रहें सुरक्षित रहें।#IndiaFightsCorona
— LG Delhi (@LtGovDelhi) March 23, 2020
Throughout India, 80 districts together with Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru are on full lockdown, which implies solely important providers might be allowed. Railways, metros and inter-state buses have been stopped and public transport has been banned in Punjab, Rajasthan, Bengal and Haryana.