Curfew in capital from 7 pm-5 am

ITANAGAR, May 5: The Itanagar Capital Complex District Magistrate Komkar Dulom on Tuesday imposed 144 CrPC from 7 pm to 5 am in the capital region to strictly maintain the nationwide lockdown till 17 May.
He said opening of shops shall be from 6 AM to 6 PM, except the exempted ones.
Dulom said no unauthorized vehicles, including two wheelers and public, will be allowed to move on the roads during the restricted periods except the essential services and those who are otherwise permitted.
The assembly of more than three persons will not be allowed except for medical purpose.
He further said, to avoid and regulate overcrowding of market areas, the opening and closing days of the shops and markets shall be staggered.
He said all the shops on the right side of NH-415 from Hollongi to Banderdewa shall be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and similarly, all the shops on left side of NH-415 shall open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
The opening and closing of main meat and vegetable markets of Itanagar, Naharlagun and Nirjuli adjacent to the NH-415 or nearby areas will also be staggered, but will not follow the left-hand side and right-hand side arrangement.
On enquiries regarding the price hike in the market, he said that the administration will take strict action against the violators and several team of officers from the legal metrology & consumer affairs, consumer organization and additional district magistrate, sector magistrate are on the job.
Dulom also said all hardware shops will be opened to meet the requirement of the construction works, but the vehicle loaded with construction items have been regulated in the morning and afternoon hours.
All other shops shall also remain open, except cinema halls, swimming pools, gymnasium, bars, auditoriums and other restricted ones.
Further, he said that hair salons, beauty parlours and barber shops can also start their business establishments.
All ongoing construction works shall be resumed with the existing labourers. However, no labourer is allowed to be imported from outside the state.
The shops in the sectors and residential areas shall function normally and will not be affected by this arrangement so that the public remains confined to the sectors and colony areas to manage their grocery and other requirements. However, these shops should be clean and hygiene and sanitized from time to time, he said.
Face mask have also been made compulsory and everyone should use masks for their safety, Dulom said, while requesting business establishments to maintain social distancing while carrying out their activities and warned of taking action as per law if they violate social distancing norms.