Open malls, shopping centers and religious places, know how was the situation on the first day

Malls, prayer places and offices opened in several parts on Monday after a 75-day lockdown in India, but the number of people remained limited and special attention was paid to the cleanliness of the premises. Malls, prayer places and offices were opened in the country amid the fast growing corona virus cases. But there is a list of what to do and what not to do, including cleanliness, body temperature check, sanitation tunnel, admission on the basis of tokens and no offerings in the temple. However these installations have been opened in areas outside the prohibited area. The lockdown was in force in the country from 25 March. However, many states have increased the lockdown limit due to which they have not been opened yet.  Where are you looking at the scene?

Mall, shopping center reopened in Delhi, business on first day

Shopping malls open – Photo: PTI
Malls and shopping centers in the national capital reopened on Monday after two and a half months but shopkeepers said only a few people went out to shop and eat, which kept the business down. A spokesperson for Select City Walk in Saket said the shopping center had made some changes to the entrances, design and layout. Public places are not being crowded, so that norms of maintaining social distance can be followed. The Select City Walk in Saket, one of the city’s major malls, reopened most shops, offices and restaurants, but in the early hours only a few shoppers arrived at these stores for shopping.

Most shops pasted stickers on the floor to help visitors maintain physical distance, and employees were wearing masks, face shields, and gloves. Repeated announcements were being made urging people to follow the norms of social distance and wear masks at all times. 

An employee said that only those people are allowed to enter the premises who have the Arogya Setu app installed on their mobile phones. Children under 10 years of age and older than 65 years of age are being denied entry.

Religious places and malls open in Haryana, very few people are seen

Temple in unlock – Photo: PTI
Religious places and shopping malls opened in Haryana on Monday after two and a half months, except in the worst affected Gurgaon and Faridabad districts due to Corona virus infection, but contrary to estimates, very few people reached such places. Hotels and restaurants outside prohibited areas also opened with precautionary measures to prevent the infection from spreading. People put on masks and thermal screening was done. They were also asked to apply sanitizer in their hands or wash it with soapy water.

The capacity was asked to allow half the people to keep restaurants and hotels at a distance between each other. Buffet service was prohibited. In Murthal in Sonipat, people were seen stopping at dhabas and other food selling places. Murthal is known for dhabas and other food selling places. Hotels, malls and restaurants opened in Ambala but there were very few customers. Very few people also visited temples, gurdwaras, mosques and churches.

Lucknow: Religious places and shopping malls open after two and a half months  

Mosque open in unlock – Photo: PTI
Religious sites and shopping malls opened with tight restrictions on Monday in various parts of Uttar Pradesh after being closed for nearly two-and-a-half months during the lockdown enforced to prevent the spread of Corona virus infection, but a very small number of people arrived there . The famous Hanuman Setu temple of capital Lucknow opened to devotees from Monday morning and thermal scanning of people visiting the temple was done. The temple was completely infection free before opening.

Lord Singh Bisht, the chief priest of Hanuman Setu temple, said that devotees are not allowed to go near the Sankat Mochan statue. He can see from afar. Significantly fewer pilgrims arrived than on normal days. The Mankameshwara Temple, which is among the other famous temples of the city, also opened in the morning and all the devotees visited there while maintaining a distance of two yards.

Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali, Imam of Eidgah, Lucknow, performed Namaz wearing a mask. He said that some people themselves maintained a distance of two yards during the Namaz and prayed to get the country out of this crisis. The Chancellor of Lucknow Catholic Church, Far Donald D’Souza, said that after about 70 days we again got a chance to come and pray in Girija houses, thank God!

Chairman of the Lucknow Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Rajendra Singh Bagga said that the gurdwaras have been opened for the devotees since morning and all the guidelines issued by the state government are being followed completely, although a very small number of people of Ardas Came for

Shopping malls, hotels, restaurants open in Arunachal Pradesh

Shopping malls open – Photo: PTI
In Arunachal Pradesh, shopping malls, hotels and restaurants closed for almost two and a half months reopened on Monday due to the lockdown implemented due to Corona virus. Religious places will remain closed till 30 June. Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that shopping malls, hotels and restaurants have to follow the standard operating procedure laid down by the Union Health Ministry. Shopping malls in the state capital were seen conducting thermal screening and sanitization of consumers. At the same time, they were also seen making people wear masks and follow the rule of keeping distance from each other. Many restaurants have just started the facility of taking food home by consumers.

P. Bengal: Malls and restaurants open during Unlock-1

View of a mall open in unlock – Photo: PTI
Shopping malls, restaurants and other establishments were opened in West Bengal on Monday after two months during the first phase of the lockdown relaxation under Unlock-1. The Mamata Banerjee-led government had already relaxed restrictions in the state from June 1 and has fully opened up jute, tea and construction areas along with religious sites. However, the government officially extended the lockdown period in the state till June 15.

After being relaxed under Unlock-1, a large number of people came out on the streets of Kolkata and appeared to violate the rules of social distance. There were reports of traffic jams from many places in the metropolis. Government offices have started functioning with 70 percent capacity and most of the private offices are returning to normal functioning. All state transport buses are operating, private buses are running less. This is causing trouble to the passengers as public transport like metro and train are still closed.

Religious places, malls, hotels will remain closed in Odisha till June 30

Shopping mall open – Photo: PTI
All religious places, shopping malls, hotels and restaurants in Odisha will remain closed till June 30 in view of the Kovid-19 landscape. After a hiatus of more than two months, most states are preparing to open public spaces from Monday when the country is preparing to slowly pull out of the enforced lockdown due to the corona virus by giving more concessions to non-detained areas. The Odisha government said in an explanation issued late on Sunday that the Center noted that states, based on their assessment of the Kovid-19 status, are authorized to prohibit certain activities outside the restricted areas, hence such restrictions seem necessary. .

Prayer sites, hotels and restaurants opened in Karnataka as well

Prayer sites, hotels and restaurants were also opened in Karnataka. The temples were opened for darshan, but special pujas are not allowed. The management of Mookambika temple in Udupi district said that entry of people over 60 years and under 10 years of age is prohibited in the temple for the next 15 days. It is necessary for all devotees to wear masks and follow the law of social distance.

The management committees of many mosques reported that namaz is not being read on the mat and water is not being provided for wuzu in the mosque. Some mosques have requested Namazis to offer Namaz at home. The Arch Diceis of Bangalore said that the decision to open the churches has been deferred till June 13. In Tamil Nadu, shops were opened some time ago, but restaurants are closed for sitting and eating, but the food can be packed and transported.

In Maharashtra, malls and religious places remain closed

In Maharashtra, malls and religious places remained closed, but offices and other shops were opened. Work began in the Bandra-Kurla complex in the state capital Mumbai and offices in Lower Parel. Shops in important markets have opened in Dadar, Colaba and Kurla. With the lockdown in place until June 30, private offices have been allowed to work with 10 per cent of staff to reopen the economy and public activities. Best, which operates government buses, said in a statement that around 2100 buses were diverted to the city by noon.

In Kerala too, government offices started working with the entire staff on Monday. The government had ordered in this regard.

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