No Restriction on Movement of People Between & Within States: MHA

The MHA has added that if a state/UT wants to regulate the movement then it will have to give notice in advance.

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The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday, 30 May, issued guidelines for a phased re-opening till 30 June of all activities outside containment zones. The government also announced it will be extending the lockdown in containment zones till the same period.

As per the new guidelines, the timings for night curfew are now 9 pm to 5 am throughout the country.

The guidelines mention that there will be no restriction on inter-state or intra-state movement of people or goods. However, the ministry has clarified that if a state/UT proposes to regulate the movement then it will have to give notice in advance.

While all activities will be allowed outside containment zones, the below mentioned activities will be allowed in a phased manner, with SOPs prescribed by the Health Ministry.

  • Phase 1: Religious places, malls, hotels, restaurants will be allowed to open from 8 June except in containment zones
  • Phase 2: Schools, colleges, training institutions will be opened after consultations with stakeholders. The decision for this will be taken in July
  • Phase 3: Decision on metro travel, cinema halls, gyms, international air travel, social/political and other large congregations will be taken based on the assessment of the situation

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No Restriction on Movement of People Between & Within States: MHA

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