Rajasthan imposes night curfew in 13 districts till December 31
The Rajasthan government has imposed a night curfew from 8 pm to 6 am within urban limits of 13 district headquarter towns. The towns are Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Nagore, Pali, Tonk, Sikar and Ganganagar. The restrictions will remain in place from December 1 to 31.
“All markets, workplaces and commercial complexes will be closed by 7 pm so that the staff and others reach back home by 8 pm, unless special permission is obtained from the officer authorized by the District Collector in this regard,” the Rajasthan government said in an order.
The order will not be applicable on factories with production of continuous nature, factories with night shift, chemist shops, essential emergency services, workplace related to medical services, and marriage related gathering. Also, passengers coming or going to transport terminals will not be affected by the night curfew order. Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutes will remain closed for students till December 31, the order said. Cinema halls/multiplexes and similar places will remain closed.
The state government also said that social/political/sports/cultural/religious functions and large congregations will not be permitted till December 31.
On the other hand, the maximum number of fresh cases were detected in Jaipur where 555 people tested positive. Followed by Jaipur, 395 cases were reported from Jodhpur while Kota, Ajmer and Udaipur recorded 211, 164 and 101 cases, respectively. The rest of the cases were reported from other districts.
“All markets, workplaces and commercial complexes will be closed by 7 pm so that the staff and others reach back home by 8 pm, unless special permission is obtained from the officer authorised by the District Collector in this regard,” the Rajasthan government said in an order