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Uttarakhand: Shops in 9 districts to remain open only for 6 hours

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 April 2020, 10:07 IST
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Uttarakhand government has withdrawn its order to open shops from 7 am to 6 pm in nine districts of the COVID-19 green zones. Now, the shops in these districts will operate only for 6 hours.

On April 25, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat took a decision that shops, excluding liquor shops and beauty parlours, will be open from 7 am to 6 pm in nine hilly districts under green zones as per the guidelines issued by the Centre.


On Sunday, Rawat had taken stock of COVID-19 situation in the state after which it was decided that essential shops will remain open from 7 am to 1 pm.

"Uttarakhand government has withdrawn the decision to open shops in 9 districts of the green zones from 7 am to 6 pm. Now, the opening time of essential shops across the state will remain like before from 7 am to 1 pm," the state government order read.

(ANI)

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First published: 27 April 2020, 10:07 IST
 
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