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After Maharashtra, Delhi Imposes Section 144 to Battle Coronavirus

Metro rail services across the country, including the Delhi Metro network, has been shut till 31 March.

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Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal.
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As the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country, Delhi has imposed Section 144 across the national capital on Sunday, 22 March.

Maharashtra had already imposed Section 144.

The order bans demonstrations, protests, processions among other types of assemblies for social, cultural, religious, academic and sport reasons.

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Metro rail services across the country, including the Delhi Metro network, has been shut till 31 March.

"Organisation of weekly markets (except for vegetable, fruits and essential commodities), concerts, exhibitions etc is prohibited," the order stated.

A 'janata curfew' is already being observed across the country on Sunday since 7 am till 9 pm which was announced on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

(With inputs from Hindustan Times)

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