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You can go and buy groceries but maintain distance: Tope

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Maharashtra Health Minister

Rajesh Tope said on Tuesday evening that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of lock-down across the country was only an extension of the state government's similar decision.

All essential commodities and services will continue to be available as provided under the Maharashtra government' own lock-down diktat, he said.

"We must abide by the social distance directive. You can go and buy groceries, vegetables but need to maintain social distance," he said.

Regulatory guidelines will be prepared soon for the police to monitor customers visiting vegetable vendors and grocery shops, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 24 2020. 22:42 IST
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