The Ministry of Home Affairs has released an official notice announcing the extension of the lockdown due to COVID-19 for a further period of 14 days i.e. lockdown has been extended till 31 May 2020. The ministry has also released a new set of guidelines for the nation-wide curfew.
In the set of guidelines given by the Ministry of Home Affairs, it is stated that states will decide the Containment, Buffer, Red, Green and Orange zones for lockdown till 31 May and interstate travel, all domestic and international travel, metro rail operation is still prohibited. School and colleges will not open till 31 May and neither will hotels, malls, gyms and restaurants. Social, political and religious gatherings are also prohibited.
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Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Union Minister of Home Affairs: Amit Shah.