All government and non-government offices will open in Delhi from Monday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that all the reliefs given in the Red Zone during the lockdown in Delhi will remain in force. Kejriwal said that all government offices will be opened with the commencement of the third lockdown.
He said that 100 per cent employees will be present in government offices providing essential services. The second government office will have 33 percent employees, in addition to the secretary and deputy secretary. Private offices can be opened with a 33 percent presence.
The Chief Minister said that malls, multiplexes, big markets and complexes will remain closed. Restrictions on public transport will remain in force. People have to stay home between seven in the evening and seven in the morning. He said that people will continue to get exemption in medical emergencies. People, media persons and hawkers associated with essential services will also not be stopped in lockdown 3.
Social distancing is important in marriage and funeral
The Chief Minister said that social distancing will have to be followed even in functions like marriage and funeral. A maximum of 50 people will be allowed to attend the wedding ceremony and a maximum of 20 people will be allowed to attend the funeral. The Chief Minister has also directed strict action against those who spit on public places in Delhi.
Need to learn to live with corona
Chief Minister Kejriwal said that we have to learn to live with Corona. Corona is not going to leave yet. We need to fight it. Delhi is ready to fight Corona. We are appealing to the Central Government to make the areas outside the Containment Zone in Delhi a Green Zone so that Delhi’s economy can be brought back on track.