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Delhi Police invoke Section 144, prohibit 'demonstration, protests'

The Delhi Metro has been closed till March 31 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, joining other cities and states in curtailing public transport

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Photo: Sanjay Sharma
Seventy districts that have reported confirmed coronavirus cases or deaths will run only essential public services till that date, said a government press release | Photo: Sanjay Sharma

Delhi will restrict public gatherings after Sunday 9pm to March 31, adding to a slew of measures against the spread of the

"Assembly of any kind for demonstration, processions, protests etc is prohibited," said the on Twitter as it invoked a law called

The Delhi Metro has been closed till March 31 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, joining other cities and states in curtailing public transport.

Seventy districts that have reported confirmed cases or deaths will run only essential public services till that date, said a government press release.

First Published: Sun, March 22 2020. 16:35 IST
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