As the Maharashtra authorities led by Uddhav Thackeray introduced more durable restrictions to regulate the worrying coronavirus scenario, opposition leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Raj Thackeray on Sunday welcomed the transfer and warranted assist in adhering to Covid-19 norms.

“BJP helps the federal government’s decision to impose lockdown. People ought to abide by restrictions and observe Covid-19 protocols. To guarantee most vaccination, BJP employees would assist folks register and attain vaccination centres,” former Maharashtra CM and chief of opposition Devendra Fadnavis informed information company ANI.

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Devendra Fadnavis’ remark came in the backdrop of the new curbs announced by the Maharashtra government that will remain in place till April 30. Monday onwards, the state will witness a night curfew starting 8pm and ending at 7am while a weekend lockdown will also be imposed from Friday 8pm to Monday 7am, state minister Nawab Malik announced. He added that prohibitory orders issued under Section 144 will also be enforced during the daytime through the week.

Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray also pledged support and asked his party workers to adhere to the government’s guidelines and cooperate fully with the state machinery. “Please cooperate with the federal government companies and observe all of the directives of the federal government,” the party said in a tweet in Marathi.

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Raj Thackeray’s reply came soon after chief minister Uddhav Thackeray dialled him and BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis informing them about the intent to impose curbs and to seek their cooperation regarding the same.

During Maharashtra’s night curfew and weekend lockdown only essential services will be allowed to operate, minister Nawab Malik told reporters. The government has also ordered shopping malls, bars, restaurants, and small shops to provide only takeaway and parcels services.

Theatres, drama theatres will stay shut, whereas movie and tv shootings will proceed if there isn’t a crowding. Parks and playgrounds will even be closed, the minister stated, including that authorities workplaces will function with 50% capability whereas non-public workplaces have been informed to offer make money working from home facility.

The transfer comes a day after Maharashtra reported practically 50,000 recent Covid-19 circumstances, the best single-day spike because the starting of the coronavirus pandemic.


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