What’s Allowed & Not in Lockdown 3 in Chandigarh

Saturday evening Chandigarh administration announced major decisions on lockdown from May 4, 2020.

• Lockdown period will be extended by two weeks i.e. up to May 17.

• Curfew in the city will be lifted on midnight of May 3.

• Containment zones in the city will be restricted to the pockets identified and notified by Administration:

  1. Kachi Colony, Dhanas
  2. Part of Sector 30B
  3. Part of Bapu Dham colony
  4. Part of Sector 38
  5. Part of Sector 52
  6. Part of Shastri Nagar Manimajra

What’s open/ allowed

• Internal markets in sectors on odd-even basis from 7 am to 7 pm

• Movement of vehicles between 7 am to 7 pm on odd-even basis

• Govt & pvt offices on 33% staff

• Essential shops of fruits, vegetables and medicines on all days

• Distribution of fruits & vegetables by govt buses to continue.

• Sampark centres

• Liquor shops in sector markets

• Hospitals, Dispensaries

• Maximum Three people in four-wheelers & One in two- wheelers allowed

• Walk between 7 am to 7 pm in neighbourhood parks, with facemasks

What’s Prohibited/Closed

• Big shopping malls & complexes such as in Sector-17 Market or those on sector dividing roads will remain closed.
Sector 17, sector 15 Patel Market, Shastri Market sector 22, Sadar Bazar & Palika Bazar of sector 19 will remain close: Mayor Raj Bala Malik.

• Malls, hotels, restaurants, discotheques, salons, spa centres, gyms, schools, colleges, coaching centres, swimming pools, sports complexes, social & religious gatherings & inter state buses for public transport (except as permitted by MHA), will continue to remain prohibited.

• Plying of Cycle rickshaw, auto rickshaws, cabs

• Restaurants/ eating places

• Delivery of cooked food via online agencies

• Apni Mandis

Also Note

• Wearing masks in public places continue to be mandatory. The violators will be punished accordingly.

• Persons above 65 years of age, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women, and children below the age of 10 years, shall stay at home.