Telangana opens all businesses except in containment zones

Hyderabad: Chief Minister Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday informed that Government has decided to allow all the businesses except in containment zones. He informed that, inter district RTC services are going to begin from May 19 early morning. However RTC services shall stay closed in city limits.

The Chief Minister informed that the Government has decided to extend lockdown in the state till May 31 as per the Government of India Guidelines. The night curfew will continue across the state from 7pm to 7am. However 1000 rupees fine will be imposed on those who come on to the roads without masks.

Taxis and auto rickshaws will be permitted to ply across the State including Hyderabad with a rider that the occupancy in taxis will be restricted to driver plus three passengers while it would be driver plus two passengers in autorickshaws. wearing masks and sanitizers is mandatory.

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The business in GHMC shall also start, Commissioner GHMC will work out the modalities and the alternate day running of shops will be permitted for now, Saloons and other businesses will start. Chief Minister announced that e-commerce business will be fully operational from tomorrow.

Restrictions to continue

However restrictions will continue for all places of worship, religious gatherings, function halls, shopping malls, cinema halls, public meetings, rallies and other gatherings. Educational institutions including coaching centres will not be allowed to open. Bars, pubs, clubs, sports stadia and academies, gyms, parks, amusement parks and swimming polls will continue to remain closed.

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KCR had made it clear that “learn to live with the virus. There is no other choice since no one can say for sure when a vaccine or medicine would be developed to tackle COVID-19” said KCR

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