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Weekend curfew starts in Delhi, non-essential activities on hold for 55 hrs

The weekend curfew has been imposed from 10 pm of Friday till 5 am of Monday by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The weekend curfew, imposed in the national capital to check Covid spread, kicked in from Friday night putting on hold all non-essential activities for the next 55 hours.

The weekend has been imposed from 10 pm of Friday till 5 am of Monday by the Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) through its order on January 1.

Metro train services will continue to be regulated on the weekend (January 15 -16) in compliance with the DDMA guidelines issued last week, said an official spokesperson of the Metro.

Metro services and public transport buses will operate with full seating capacity during the but no standing commuters will be allowed.

Trains will be available at a frequency of 15 minutes on the 'Yellow Line' - HUDA City Centre to Samaypur Badli-and 'Blue Line' (i.e. Dwarka Sec-21 to NOIDA Electronic City/Vaishali, the spokesperson said.

On all other lines, trains will be available at a frequency of 20 minutes during the weekend

The e-passes issued last week for essential services will be valid during the curfew.

Markets will be closed during the weekend curfew barring those dealing in essential goods and services like groceries, vegetables and fruits, medicines, milk among others.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, January 15 2022. 01:34 IST
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